Diversion Does Diversion block doubleclick?

Mutzli

Very Senior Member
I think you're right. A quick check on my end and doubleclick.net is rerouted to https://marketingplatform.google.com. Even though both domains are in the blocking blacklist, the site is happily being displayed without any issues. However, uBlock Origins add-on is blocking both in the browser. I didn't have time to do further investigations. @thelonelycoder
 

Tech Junky

Very Senior Member
My pihole catches it along with all the other crap on that test site. Then again I loaded tons of lists and fine tuned the blocks even further over time.

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Treadler

Very Senior Member
Is Diversion blocking doubleclick? When I go to adblock testing websites, doubleclick shows it is not blocked. Adding doubeclick.net to the wildcard blacklist doesn't work, the website still shows it's not blocked.

I was using this to test: https://d3ward.github.io/toolz/adblock.html
Certainly blocks it here. I get 100% using that test.
(I block “type 65”, & I don’t use Pixelserv.)
 

thelonelycoder

Part of the Furniture
Is Diversion blocking doubleclick? When I go to adblock testing websites, doubleclick shows it is not blocked. Adding doubeclick.net to the wildcard blacklist doesn't work, the website still shows it's not blocked.

I was using this to test: https://d3ward.github.io/toolz/adblock.html
The test on that website shows wrong results when pixelserv-tls is installed and enabled in Diversion because it "answers" to the request. Copy one of the links that supposedly are not blocked and paste it into an new tab. See what loads, i'm sure that 95% of the URLs are blocked. Of course this depends on what blocking list type is selected in Diversion.

Just for shirts and giggles, one can disable pixelserv-tls in ep, 1 and run the test again. This will answer requests with the NULL address 0.0.0.0 and satisfy that jaded adblock test site. Don't forget to re-enalble pixelserv-tls after.
 

thelonelycoder

Part of the Furniture
I'm experiencing the same thing.
Many of the domains in the blocking list are not being blocked anymore?
See my post above.

My pihole catches it along with all the other crap on that test site. Then again I loaded tons of lists and fine tuned the blocks even further over time.
And so does Diversion, I just happen to have the option to use pixelserv-tls in my ad-blocker. This answers requests for blocked domains. See my post above.
 

thelonelycoder

Part of the Furniture

thelonelycoder

Part of the Furniture
I'm not using pixelserv-tls
Again, I'm not positively impressed by how that website does its checks. Running it repeatedly gives differing results. I would stay away from it.
Ultimately, the blocking list type and the visual experience of a website is the determining factor. If there are not ads shown on websites Diversion did its job good enough.
 

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