I blocked several #google domains in my /etc/hosts file a few days ago. So far the only difference with my daily browsing I have noticed is that captchas fail to show up.
I've been getting around that by using #tor for pages that require me to use captchas.
@eludom Btw I just tried to use /etc/hosts.deny; apparently it is only for blocking inbound connections. It wont block connections you try to make to the service.
@robby yeah, /etc/hosts.deny is old school proto firewall based originally on inetd. Not sure if it even works in the deadly embrace of systemd.
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