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[–]Doctor_Evil_Was_Here 307 points308 points  (33 children)

[–]Aluzionz 97 points98 points  (7 children)

I couldn't get mine to work initially because I didn't know how to add domains to Ublock, so I'm just hijacking in case anyone has the same thing.

The below seemed to work okay for me at least. Open uBlock settings, and go to my filters, Add this to the bottom or Top of the list, doesn't really matter where. I put mine at the top as now I know this is here I will use it more.

! 23/04/2021 - Custom Domain Blocking
||analytics.facebook.com
||analytics.pointdrive.linkedin.com
||widgets.pinterest.com
||analytics.pinterest.com
||trk.pinterest.com
||appmetrica.yandex.com
||yandexadexchange.net
||analytics.mobile.yandex.net
||extmaps-api.yandex.net
||adsdk.yandex.ru
||data.mistat.xiaomi.com
||data.mistat.intl.xiaomi.com
||data.mistat.india.xiaomi.com
||data.mistat.rus.xiaomi.com
||logservice.hicloud.com
||logservice1.hicloud.com
||logbak.hicloud.com
||insights.samsung.com
||analytics-api.samsunghealthcn.com
||supportmetrics.apple.com
||metrics.icloud.com
||metrics.mzstatic.com

[–]diablo75 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Awesome, thank you for writing this up. I'd never dove into the settings before so wasn't sure where to go or how to add something correctly. You've probably saved me 20 minutes of reading and got me to 100% :) Thanks!

[–]Some_Random_Guy_1138 2 points3 points  (0 children)

87% on Firefox with AB+, Ghostery, and Facebook container.

Added your domains and now 100%

[–]Solid_reddit 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Hi many thanks for your list.

Not a big deal, but even when 100%, when scrolling down in the page result, the url https://metrics.mzstatic.com Seems to be still blocked

[–]Aluzionz 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I also have this, and I assume it to be a false positive of sorts.

When attempting to navigate to the page I get the ublock page to say it's blocked

uBlock Origin has prevented the following page from loading:

https://metrics.mzstatic.com/

Because of the following filter:

||metrics.mzstatic.com

Found in: My filters

[–]MyRealUser 11 points12 points  (1 child)

https://youtube.cleverads.vn was also not blocked for me. added it for 100% coverage with uBlock Origin.

[–]Yoodae3o 82 points83 points  (13 children)

I'm fairly sure you shouldn't do that unless you want broken sites.

The test seems broken, I'm fairly sure that the reason some of those aren't detected as blocked is because the ad blockers are more granular to avoid breaking sites. You might even get more susceptible to tracking, it's much easier to detect someone blocking a domain than just the trackers (being moving targets).

I. e. the content blockers only block the tracking, not whole domains.

[–]xclame 15 points16 points  (8 children)

You're getting tracked either way, at least this way you don't get annoyed while being tracked.

[–]Yoodae3o 3 points4 points  (7 children)

Not sure I understand you.

I use the anti-annoyances list and the test still fails to detect that facebook is blocked. And typing out that makes me suspect that the reason the test fails is because some of the tricks blockers use to avoid detection (fake responses etc.).

[–]xclame 6 points7 points  (6 children)

You said

You might even get more susceptible to tracking, it's much easier to detect someone blocking a domain than just the trackers

and my reply was in relation to that. There are two things to worry about with ads on the internet and the companies that run them, one is being bombarded with annoying ads and the second is them being able to figure out "who you are".

If I'm an average person that hates ads, all I care about is getting rid of the ads, I don't care if google/facebook know who I am, I don't care about privacy, I just care about not being annoyed, so the fact that they will be able to more easily track me because my setup is more unique doesn't really matter.

Now if I'm a person that is worried about privacy on the other hand, then yes you are right, my setup being more unique is an issue.

My assumption is that most people are more in the "I don't want to see annoying ads" camp that they are in the "I'm worried about privacy" camp.

[–]Dear_Watson 13 points14 points  (3 children)

The test is very broken... I have a Chrome Extension called undetectable ad blocker on that works like a charm and is even good enough that it will block Youtube ads (plays the ad for about half a second), but still give creators ad revenue and it says it only blocked 5% of ads. I think if its good enough then in some cases it will show as allowing them, but will actually block them for the end user...

Edit: The main reason I use it is to get around pay-walls. I've been able to use sites like Business Insider, Forbes, and Bloomberg 100% pay-wall and ad free for as long as I've had it installed

[–]Yoodae3o 4 points5 points  (0 children)

thanks for the tip about that.

the paywall extension I currently use (https://github.com/iamadamdev/bypass-paywalls-chrome/) got kicked off of the chrome extension "store" for I guess obvious reasons, and it's annoying to manually install and keep up to date.

[–]par5ul1 0 points1 point  (1 child)

The YT revenue is a game changer. I may seriously consider switching from uBlock

[–]throwaway147025836 6 points7 points  (0 children)

thank you!! this brought my ublock up to 100%

[–]nicht_ernsthaft 0 points1 point  (0 children)

fixed it for me too, thanks for the list!

[–]SamoSloga 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I tip my hat to you sir, and I thank you kindly.

[–]swng 185 points186 points  (31 children)

If the tool identifies unblocked things, how can we address that?

[–]rajeevist[S] 120 points121 points  (0 children)

You can add those domains to your blocked host list.

[–]lordkitsuna 51 points52 points  (14 children)

Installing Umatrix and unlock origin will always yield 100%

[–]wait_what_how_do_I 16 points17 points  (7 children)

Cheers! I've got Ublock Origin but hadn't heard of Umatrix.

[–]WhatYallGonnaDO 11 points12 points  (5 children)

It's not updated anymore. While it still works, I've set up ublock origin in advanced mode and it's almost as good.

[–]AttackPug 9 points10 points  (3 children)

It's getting spotty, I think sites are learning tricky workarounds. Tumblr, especially, seems to be up to some shit. I'm starting to see stuff I shouldn't be seeing, which is why I wanted to run this test. UblockOrigin needs some sort of update or you need to update it somehow and the advice I've seen on doing that turns into coder gibberish quick.

As always, nothing effective is usable on iPhone (Apple won't let it into the store and the store is the only way to get apps), which includes YoutubeVanced. Nope, getting Firefox onto your phone and adding extensions will also not work, Apple wants your attention for sale. You can have FF, just no effective adblocker extensions.

Though if you can set up a PiHole on your local network then I'm sure that will do it, but I've never tried.

Sorry, that last was for everybody who thought they were going to download Ublock and get rid of pesky ads. No joy for you, iPhone user.

[–]-Rozes- 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Hence I recommend to people to avoid apple products. They allow you to use only the apps/programs THEY think you should use.

[–]MJBrune 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I get 98%. I mostly fail the OEM stuff and 1 yandex endpoint. I use UBlock Origin with all except the foregin language and cosmetic filters enabled. I also have Privacy Badger. Of course, on firefox. Not chrome. I've noticed even sometimes my settings will breaksites so I will need to whitelist them like WA state government sites or like system76's afirm button wouldn't show up if I had ublock on.

[–]seb984 16 points17 points  (11 children)

You can use an adblocker like uBlock. To block YT ads on mobile have a look at YouTube Vanced.

For network-wide ad blocking, I'd recommend Pi-hole (A guide to setting up Pi-hole - a free network-level ad blocker). It means less fiddling with individual devices as you can make changes at the network level and can also block ads on devices that have restricted OS'es like smart TVs

[–]TurkeyHunter 14 points15 points  (9 children)

To block YT ads on mobile have a look at YouTube Vanced.

Android only, although for iOS users there's an alternative called "buying an Android phone instead of giving in to the ecosystem™" if you're interested to become a pro user

[–]Hopalongtom 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This fix also solves many other problems.

[–]tractor_cannon 2 points3 points  (4 children)

Wow you're so cool that you didn't give in to the ecosystem.

[–]Controllerpleb 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I didn't know owning a $200 phone could make me cool. I'm gonna go tell my frien... oh wait.

[–]AttackPug 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Yeah, they really are, I'm getting pretty fed up with this iPhone bullshit in general. Take your act back to Twitter bub.

[–]JonBonIver 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Android users: I feel bad for you

iPhone users: I don't think about you at all

[–]reQiin 349 points350 points  (74 children)

100% default firefox mobile + pihole

[–]CaptainTurdfinger 99 points100 points  (12 children)

What lists are you using for pihole?

[–]rajeevist[S] 115 points116 points  (8 children)

I am getting 100% on Blokada 4.11.0 with OISD and Goodbye Ads.

[–]DroidChargers 30 points31 points  (6 children)

Blokada had me at 92% but I added all the hosts they mentioned to my blocked list. Now I'm at 100% 😃

[–]FauxxHawwk 7 points8 points  (4 children)

I can't figure out where to add hosts to my blocked list

[–]DroidChargers 4 points5 points  (3 children)

Are you using Blokada 4 or 5? I'm still on 4, so I just run the test, then after look on the host log that shows all my recently accessed URLs. From there, you can block the individual ones that are mentioned on this test. You're also supposed to be able to manually add the hosts to your block list, but that wasn't working for me for some reason.

[–]FauxxHawwk 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I'm using 5. Actually what I've done is activate more of the available block lists and it looks like these new lists have me covered and they negate the necessity for me to manually add hosts.

[–]DroidChargers 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Just be careful with using multiple hosts or larger lists. It can eat up your system memory and has an impact on battery.

[–]FauxxHawwk 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Thank you for the tip, I wasn't aware of that

[–]Throwaway__shmoe 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I’m using oisd and am at 98%, base safari browser no adblockers.

[–]JoeyDee86 18 points19 points  (23 children)

Curious, do you ever have any ill effects or need to make exceptions for certain sites for them to work?

[–]_BreakingGood_ 16 points17 points  (13 children)

Yes some sites will put in mechanisms to prevent you from using them if you have an ad blocker

[–]reQiin 15 points16 points  (11 children)

yes, i do whitelist some sites as well, unless they fucking bomb me with ads as soon as i turn off the adblock

[–]WakeoftheStorm 63 points64 points  (10 children)

I end up getting pissy and just blacklist those sites from even showing up on my search results with uBlacklist.

Good bye forever Forbes.com

[–]blackletum 44 points45 points  (6 children)

Forbes has been super effective in making me never want to visit their site ever again

[–]MarxnEngles 3 points4 points  (5 children)

You're not part of their consumer base, so sadly, they don't care.

[–]ImBaaaaaaaaaaack 4 points5 points  (3 children)

[–]MarxnEngles 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Nah, I mean they have no interest in making their site available to people who don't pay for the "privilege" (or who they can't make ad revenue off of).

[–]sold_snek 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Oh wow, I didn't know you could do this.

[–]TritiumNZlol 1 point2 points  (0 children)

And if they do I activate my mechanism of never using their site.

[–]SignedUpWhilePooping 20 points21 points  (0 children)

Pi-hole definitely. Usually what I'll do is disable it for 30s to download a podcast (quite a few won't with pi-hole on) or check a Facebook page or whatever. If it's a regular site I use, I whitelist it.

[–]bitNine 0 points1 point  (6 children)

All the fucking time. It's so problematic I can only implement it on some devices in the network. Some sites can't even load properly because some Pihole block lists block javascript packages for proper layout. I regularly have to temporarily disable it in order to properly render some pages. But for me it's worth it. Especially on mobile devices.

[–]Holy-flame 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Odd, using pihole here with an extreme amount of blocklists, after about a week of dealing with whitelists for the family the complains stoped, and after asking a bunch of times no further issues.

Only comments I get now is about how generally awful the non adblocked internet is.

[–]JoeyDee86 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Oh wow, I was thinking about setting it up rather than using Untangle’s adblocker that I have today, but that sounds miserable

[–]bog5000 5 points6 points  (0 children)

it depends on the list you subscribe to. Some list are poorly maintained and add a lot of false-positive in them.

some lists only contains ads, other also only tracking, other only malware, etc. so you can be granular in what you want to block.

If you are subscribing to lists left and right, you will definitely have some sites broken.

but it does require a bit of maintenance. You will probably need to manually add some domains to your whitelist at some point.

[–]fidesachates 7 points8 points  (1 child)

Also interested in your lists. I have the default pinhole setup and get 85% on my phone.

[–]girraween 2 points3 points  (20 children)

Do you use pihole for any other systems?

[–]ConsciousCosmicdust 11 points12 points  (7 children)

I use it as my main DNS, paired with wireguard VPN. I have my whole network under pihole. When I’m not at home I use wireguard to connect to my home network.

I did the test on my iphone and got 100%

[–]reQiin 2 points3 points  (11 children)

wdym
i use my pihole networkwide. but currently i am to lazy to setup a vpn for when im on the road

[–]spawan 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Lookup pivpn. It's real easy to setup a VPN.

[–]magicninjaswhat 2 points3 points  (7 children)

Second the pivpn. I use the same for mine, ad blocking/tracking everywhere

[–]TelaTheSpy 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Pivpn take a minutes and you get WireGuard support which even gives you a QP code to zap to add the WG connection to your mobile device. Couldn’t be easier.

[–]RazerPSN 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Interested aswell, doing 95 here

[–]mandradon 4 points5 points  (8 children)

I need to find my Pi3... It's somewhere in a closet.

Need to build it into a pihole for my network.

[–]RedRacerJumpsuit 221 points222 points  (31 children)

100% using uMatrix in Firefox.

[–]armitage_shank 65 points66 points  (7 children)

Me too 100% with umatrix, 84% with ublock origin, 31% with raw Firefox, 15% with raw chromium, but with ublock on Firefox I found some webpages are less broken than with umatrix.

[–]klesus 26 points27 points  (1 child)

100% uBlock origin blocking 3rd party. If you use the advanced mode it becomes like a uMatrix light, which most likely is all you need.

[–]Sopel97 19 points20 points  (2 children)

yea, uMatrix is not a tool for everyone like uBlock is. It requires some amount of knowledge about how to handle things because it blocks more than necessary.

[–]jmerridew124 10 points11 points  (1 child)

I call it the nuclear option

[–]conniving_capitalist 28 points29 points  (7 children)

Is it a good idea to be using uMatrix? I was under the impression that development on the project ended back in 2020, the code is archived and no longer actively maintained.

[–]MorrisLessmore 4 points5 points  (5 children)

It has all the functionality it needs, and filter lists are dynamic independent of uMatrix. It's fine to use as long as no major vulnerabilities are found, which chances are probably minimal, and even then I'm sure someone will step in to fix the problem, if not Raymond himself.

[–]AggressiveComposer4 6 points7 points  (4 children)

It has all the functionality it needs, and filter lists are dynamic independent of uMatrix. It's fine to use as long as no major vulnerabilities are found, which chances are probably minimal, and even then I'm sure someone will step in to fix the problem, if not Raymond himself.

That's so naive.

[–]AttackPug 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Literally half the world is making a day job out of finding profitable vulnerabilities

[–]themaskedugly 60 points61 points  (8 children)

Chrome, 100% with umatrix

i've got ublock and ghostery running as well, but apparently unneccessarily

[–]daHob 25 points26 points  (4 children)

I use umatrix and ublock together as well. I mostly use umatrix to protect against malicious scripts. On "known safe" sites like YouTube, I just turn it off, but still rely on uBlock to prevent ads.

[–]Signe_ 22 points23 points  (2 children)

ghostery

Unless ghostery has recently changed they sell your data.

[–]Rcmacc 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Wow thanks for mentioning that. I had been using uBlock Origin with a really old version of Nano-Defender but wow uMatrix does literally everything I was wanting out of them

[–]westongraham 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I made the switch to uMatrix. Thanks for the help!

[–]APr0N00b 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Never heard of that one might trade in ublock origin since feels like more and more gets through.

[–]Radekzalenka 104 points105 points  (16 children)

15% (iOS-no Adblock-Control Group)

[–]jaydubgee 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Seems like 15% is the minimum you can get. Same on Pixel/Google Fi/no blocking.

Interestingly (but not necessarily surprisingly), connecting through the Google Fi VPN blocks Huawei and One Plus traffic.

[–]happytreecow 7 points8 points  (8 children)

What’s funny is that I have like 5 different “ad blockers” running on my iPhone and none of them apparently do jack shit, because I still get 15%. Does anyone know how to block ads on the iPhone without jail breaking?

[–]Alerta_Fascista 10 points11 points  (0 children)

I use AdGuard on iOS and got 84%. Just get it (or any other content blocker) from the App Store.

EDIT: 90% after enabling more filters. This is on free AdGuard, not premium.

[–]lerufino 18 points19 points  (0 children)

15% (Android MotoG 5Sp)

[–]MetalManiac619 71 points72 points  (21 children)

94% Chrome + uBlock Origin + Privacy Badger does the trick.

[–]EndofGods 51 points52 points  (0 children)

Firefox with the same, also https everywhere, no script. Google can go F themselves.

[–]Vulnahviing 15 points16 points  (0 children)

94% Chromium Edge, same extensions as you use.

Really liking the new Edge :)

[–]el_tinkerer 10 points11 points  (2 children)

Same. 94%. Same setup / extensions as you.

Interestingly it was not blocking Yandex for me. Definitely one I want blocked.

[–]someone31988 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Same result with the same extensions except on Firefox. I'd like to have all of the Yandex stuff blocked, as well.

[–]Leafar3456 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Same but firefox and I get 97%

[–]tungvu256 -5 points-4 points  (5 children)

how did you install ublock on chrome??? i thought ad blockers are not permitted on Chrome

[–]MetalManiac619 15 points16 points  (3 children)

It's in the Chrome Store. Unless you're on mobile.

[–]tungvu256 1 point2 points  (1 child)

thanks for the link! i thought it would be here chrome://extensions/

[–]AliJDB 25 points26 points  (0 children)

chrome://extensions/

That URL just shows what you already have installed.

[–]X0AN 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Ad blockers have always been permitted on chrome.

[–]RodneyRodnesson 45 points46 points  (19 children)

All on iOS

79% Safari with Wipr

66% Firefox and Firefox Focus

56% DuckDuckGo

and finally... da da da!!

15% Google Chrome

Awesome site OP.

Looking forward to testing on my macbook and seeing if I can get a little better. Thing is I like it minimalist if I can which is why I enjoy Wipr on my Apple stuff. It stays completely out of the way and works well unlike most others which love to put badges and counters everywhere.

[–]Hydro1313 3 points4 points  (4 children)

I got 77% using Brave with DDG on IOS. Not too shabby.

[–]RodneyRodnesson 2 points3 points  (3 children)

True.

I'm not really a fan of Brave though. I would have thought they'd be better considering privacy is one of their claims.

[–]tnegaeR 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You set the settings for what kind of social sites are blocked yourself. I got 94% using Brave

[–]isthataprogenjii -3 points-2 points  (1 child)

Brave was caught changing links and adding their own referrals. I would never trust them.

[–]WoolooWololo 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Weird. Safari with Wipr is at 81% for me. I wonder where that extra 2% is coming from.

[–]Alerta_Fascista 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I’ve got 90% on iOS using AdGuard with anti-cookie stuff disabled and some language-specific filters enabled.

[–]Win4someLoose5sum 1 point2 points  (3 children)

I only got 10% on DuckDuckGo on Android. Wonder if there's something I'm missing?

[–]AB1908 38 points39 points  (2 children)

You're missing the other 90%

[–]Win4someLoose5sum 0 points1 point  (1 child)

If you don't mind helping me look for it I'd be grateful. I believe I left it in my other internet pants.

[–]AB1908 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I'm a Firefox guy myself. I've got Blokada and a couple of extensions running which gives me a nice full score.

[–]mikepictor 11 points12 points  (7 children)

Safari with AdGuard - 76% Firefox - 95% Brave - 100%

Hmm....I use Safari as my daily driver, but that's food for thought.

[–]mikepictor 11 points12 points  (0 children)

wait...Brave alternates between 100% and 84%, I get both as I refresh the page

[–]Klasoweit[🍰] 8 points9 points  (10 children)

100% Firefox+Noscript+Advanced options uBlock Origin+ Privacy Badger+ Ghostery. Maybe overkill, but 100% is 100%.

[–]make_fascists_afraid 29 points30 points  (5 children)

dump ghostery. it was bought by a private equity group awhile back and is closed source.

[–]karma-guaranteed 16 points17 points  (0 children)

Just letting you know that Ghostery is a for-profit proprietary extension.

[–]girraween 5 points6 points  (0 children)

That’s a huge over kill. You can do just fine with ublock origin in medium mode.

[–]gmes78 3 points4 points  (0 children)

You should drop Ghostery, and you can drop Privacy Badger too.

[–]xThorpyx 23 points24 points  (13 children)

98% with pihole but, after updating gravity I'm at 100%, mine was also because of Yandex, specifically: hxxps:\\extmaps-api.yandex.net

[–]Sporkybay 6 points7 points  (8 children)

I haven’t updated my pihole settings since I set it up 4 years ago. I suppose I should look into that since I’m at 89%.

[–]xThorpyx 6 points7 points  (6 children)

Yeah, it's nice to just have and forget about, it's pretty easy though, just gotta ssh into it and do: pihole -up to update the core/ftl/web interface. Updating the lists etc you can do in the interface at http://pi.hole then just log in and I think it's under "tools" to update gravity. I use a huge list on mine (as well as some smaller ones) from: https://github.com/thomasbnt/raspihostblock I also have mine set up with "unbound" for recursive dns which is easy to find guides on, all on a pi zero. It only uses up 40-50% "load" and 20% of the memory so I also run a twitter bot from the same pi zero! Amazing what £4 and a few guides can get you.

[–]Sporkybay 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Nice. I’ll look into updating next time I’m on the company dollar.

[–]Mooseycanuck 24 points25 points  (3 children)

40%, Chrome + Adblock plus. Replaced Adblock plus with uBlock Origin and went up to 84%.

[–]X0AN 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Ad privacy badger too.

[–]Mooseycanuck 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I did, thanks! 94% now!

[–]RacingRotary 6 points7 points  (1 child)

My 100% is;

Firefox

ublock origin with everything enabled except AdGuard Social Media and Anti-Facebook (they were troublesome some time ago with compatibility. I haven't retested). Custom filters including Fanboy's Enhanced Tracking List, OISD Full, and Disconnect's suite of simple ad, simple malvertising, and simple tracking. I'm at 95% without OISD Full.

HTTPS Everywhere and DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials had no effect on the score.

https://filterlists.com/

[–]SverigesDiktator 42 points43 points  (20 children)

Brave browser on my one plus. 84%. Never seen an add.

[–]RazerPSN 45 points46 points  (0 children)

There are ads and there are trackers, they are not the same thing

[–]CaptainoftheSeatard 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Brave on iOS, 77%.

[–]babblelol 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Weird, got 97% on Brave on an LG. Just pintrest wasn't blocked.

[–]DeeTee100 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I got 92% using Brave + AdBlock DNS

[–]jtooker 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Same results

[–]rajeevist[S] 6 points7 points  (5 children)

You might want to change your browser: https://redd.it/jr6k6d

[–]therosesgrave 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I'm glad there are still people out here reminding others that maybe Brave isn't all good actually.

[–]X0AN -2 points-1 points  (2 children)

Nope, brave is the best browser.

[–]med780 -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

I have been using brave for about 2 years. I love it.

My only disappointment is the BAT is no longer able to be collected on IOS due to Apple restrictions. I liked to donate to a site I visit to help then out. Oh well.

[–]crazybanditt 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Anything like this for trackers?

[–]keeslinp 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I believe it includes trackers in the tests.

[–]TacoSeasoningChamp 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Results on Android:

Chrome: 15%,. Duck Duck Go: 11%,. Brave 84%

These results are all with the original settings without any modifications or extensions

[–]DreamGirly_ 2 points3 points  (3 children)

On android mobile, three different browsers:

  • chrome, no addons, 15%
  • firefox, ublock origin, 85%
  • duckduckgo, no addons, 11%

I should really switch to firefox... I was already considering, they have a new mobile design that takes some getting used to, but is really nice once you do.

[–]Ultra-Pulse 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Brave browser blocks 84% on mobile.

[–]DoctorWho2015 9 points10 points  (2 children)

84% Chrome + uBlock Origin

[–]insomnia98 7 points8 points  (7 children)

87%: Safari (iOS) + AdGuard

[–]friedmpa 2 points3 points  (0 children)

AdGuard really is great, got 85%

[–]eltron 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thats much better than 1Blocker free I was using. I’m switching to AdGuard!

[–]julfdorf 5 points6 points  (0 children)

100% on Firefox with ETP strict enabled and uBO.

[–]Mightyalex200 2 points3 points  (0 children)

what are the OEM links testing? trackers included in the manufacturer's devices?

[–]quickwatson 2 points3 points  (4 children)

98% with Firefox + blokada

[–]Shenanigamii 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Are you on android? I cant get above 55% using blokada and duckduckgo.

[–]Efajigaloop 2 points3 points  (1 child)

100% firefox mobile with uBlock Origin, Privacy Badger, and Privacy Possum. mobile extensions are good.

[–]DrWillz 2 points3 points  (0 children)

84%

[–]Name-Albert_Einstein 2 points3 points  (0 children)

95%. Chrome+adguard

[–]OceanShaman725 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I switched to nextdns.io from pihole a while ago, got 100% on the test

[–]smellslikebooty 1 point2 points  (0 children)

100% chrome on IOS with blokada

[–]Psych0matt 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I’m gonna have to revisit my Pi-hole. It hasn’t seemed to be working for a while, and after messing with it yesterday I just said screw it and disabled it. I was running it in docker on Windows (already had a spare pc, so why not), and for the last month or two it constantly shows 0 blocks despite some queries. Could never get the dhcp working on it properly either, at least not with still having the web interface show me individual device traffic (which defeats the purpose).

Point being, is running an actual pi going to produce better results compared to running it in windows?

[–]CrimsonRaven47 1 point2 points  (0 children)

85% with Brave Mobile, no add-ons

[–]Rilounet 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thank you !!!!

[–]kirsion 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Mobile with blokada 5, with a few lists. 100% blocked

[–]mikepictor 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I am not expert, I grant you. But I worry when I am running a privacy blocker (Ad Guard), and yet "analytics.facebook.com" is apparently not blocked.

I don't know what that does, the other FB stuff is blocked..why not that one?

"aan.amazon.com" is not blocked, but everything else is.

I should know more about what this stuff is. I am just leaning on Ad guard to do its thing.

[–]Rectal_Fungi 1 point2 points  (0 children)

There any good anti-adblock blockers? So I can tell those sites that want me to turn it off to fuck themselves.

[–]SmoothOctopus 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Using RIF 15% lmao

[–]TheImperfectMaker 1 point2 points  (0 children)

What’s the best adblocker for Safari on iOS?

Before suggesting Brave or another browser, I have all my passwords managed by iCloud Keychain through safari so I’m happy sticking with that. But my Adblock extension hasn’t been updated for years and is no longer blocking everything well.

I don’t mind spending money on it if it’s independent and quality and not a cover for some info-harvesting app!

[–]Donk240978 1 point2 points  (0 children)

100% Android Chrome and Windscribe VPN default settings

[–]Snazzy21 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I hate Facebook so much that I downloaded an additional ad blocker just for them because FUCK facebook

[–]LFK1236 1 point2 points  (0 children)

With NoScript the site doesn't even run. Get on my level.

[–]ALTAiR916 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Brave Browser + Adguard DNS == 100%

[–]mrgonzalez 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Enjoy the refreshing taste of Coca Cola

[–]utsuriga 0 points1 point  (0 children)

94% with uBlock Origin on Chrome :O

[–]LaLiLuLeLo_0 0 points1 point  (1 child)

100% in Brave + Privacy Badger + DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials + uMatrix

Effective paranoia is effective

[–]onerb2 2 points3 points  (0 children)

uMatrix by itself already gives 100%

[–]Character_Flat 0 points1 point  (5 children)

100% with NextDNS

[–]Phil726 1 point2 points  (4 children)

What lists are you using?

[–]Character_Flat 2 points3 points  (3 children)

Goodbye Ads

1Hosts (Pro)

1Hosts (Lite)

oisd

Steven Black

NextDNS Ads & Trackers Blocklist

Energized ultimate

[–]Phil726 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Thanks. I’m missing a couple of these in my config. FYI - 1Hosts Pro is a superset of Lite so you shouldn’t need both.

[–]Character_Flat 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Oh, I didn't realise it.. Thank you!

[–]RX1542 0 points1 point  (0 children)

100% on PC with uMatrix

[–]roundbadge2 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Commenting so I can find this later. Thanks, OP!