As you can see, our internet now days became the monopoly, rule by Google, Facebook, Amazon ads, Chinese hijacking ads, Russian ads, etc. We have no choice say no use Google (especially for academic), Facebook, or Instagram. So far options we have is using Adblocker such as
When this situation comes to me, I prefer to rent a VPS or Raspberry pi 3 and build a custom DNS server for home/office use. Block more than 80% of ads, tracker, malware, phishing, evil site, gambling, porn etc. Yeah I’m doing DNS HIJACKING, but wait If all client just use ads blocker, will also achieve this ultimate goal but we sacrifice bandwidth and computer resources。
Most of the user are not IT or Network experts, its difficult for us to build our own Firewall, Proxy, DNS, private tor-bridge or even internet. you always have some trade-off. But soon I will release some of my experience how to build your own Proxy (Man-in-the-middle-attack), DNS server to filter ads.
Here is some news about chrome browser of their new extension V3
Also google start to use Google-QUIC to delivery ads, that’s totally evil. Google always build their own standard, ship with their own product (Chrome, youtube, Gmail, etc) so you have no way to escape their tracking and ads targeting. See Pi-Hole discussion how they temporary fix this issue: https://pi-hole.net/2018/02/02/why-some-pages-load-slow-when-using-pi-hole-and-how-to-fix-it/