What are some of the more creative uses of the Hosts File?

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  • hosts

    🔒 Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.

    Great resource @ https://github.com/StevenBlack/hosts

  • Pi-hole

    A black hole for Internet advertisements

    I do the home network version of that, by running a Pi-hole server and using that as my home DNS. Same idea though- sinking bad domains.

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