Reply to post: Re: There is always the old fashioned way

As netizens, devs scream bloody murder over Chrome ad-block block, Googlers insist: It's not set in stone (yet)

hayzoos

Re: There is always the old fashioned way

"Not much they can do about that one...."

They can implement their own DNS client in Chromium/Chrome instead of using the one from the OS. This can then ignore the "/etc/hosts (or whatever it is on your O/S)" and always resolve anything google.com. They can even decide to encrypt it so a network based filter cannot interfere with google.com hosts name resolution.

BTW it was mentioned earlier in the comments - DNS over HTTPS.

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