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)


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 They can even decide to encrypt it so a network based filter cannot interfere with hosts name resolution.

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

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019