Re: Block stupid/annoying sites
On 03-Sep-99 Patrick Olson wrote:
>> Read the IPCHAINS HOWTO. I think you can do something like:
>> ipchains -A input -s ad.doubleclick.net -j DENY
>> ipchains -A output -d ad.doubleclick.net -j DENY
>> You probably want to tailor the above to meet your needs.
>> This will block *any* kind of connection to/from that site, although DNS
>> lookups will still work. Your browser will probably complain of timeout
>> connecting to that site or something. I'm not quite sure about a cleaner
> What about using REJECT instead of DENY? That way the browser should
> immediately be told that the destination (in this case
> could not be reached.
I believe DENY would cause the browser to time out, but not right away. I
only use DENY for spam hosts/nets so that the spammer wastes more time.