performance impact of large /etc/hosts files

Nikos Vassiliadis nvass at
Wed Dec 12 01:16:22 PST 2007

On Wednesday 12 December 2007 10:05:28 Erich Dollansky wrote:
> The beauty is, Internet feels still faster then before.
> It has one advantage over all those ad removal tools. It filters what I
> do not like. It has nothing to do with censorship, it just gets rid of
> all the crap hanging around on every corner of a web page trying to sell
> you anti virus software or larger dicks.

I'll give it a try. It may be helpful for my lossy-56Kbps-modem
internet-experience at home!


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