#Fediverse: I created `Cloud Firewall` addon. Block connections to big 5 tech clouds based on IP address ranges they own. If a site/page/resource IP matches a bundled list of IP address ranges, it's blocked

It's not a hosts/filterlist type "ad tracker blocker".

It's "firewall" - looks at IP address of URL bar and 1p/3p resources.


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@gkrishnaks Ah journalist reported about surfing the web with such blocking.. apparently many website don’t work then :/

@imacrea @gkrishnaks It's a way to discover our dependance to GAFAM.

And to remove it.

@Siegi @imacrea yes, pls review the inspiration section in the linked page. I took inspiration from Kashmir Hill/Dhruv Mehrotra gizmodo research series on "living without the big tech". I reused the ASN list Dhruv shared in GitHub repo of his VPN he created for this series.

@imacrea @Siegi welcome, more updates are coming. If you get a chance to try it out, pls do let me know your feedback/issues/observations in my gitlab issues or here or DM also fine.

@imacrea @Siegi Wished to share, released an update today - CloudFlare support added to Cloud Firewall!

( we just need ASN numbers or IPv4/6 ranges owned by a cloud to be able to add support for some other cloud apart from these 6. Currently researching how to collect these ASNs list from publicly available sources like PeeringDB ) #CloudFirewall

@imacrea @Siegi hi all. I need technical help and advice regarding a feature request in my "cloud firewall" from advanced user/developer who reviewed the code and I received their messages and questions on social media.

I documented the feature request here, they are requesting for feature to use TBB's Dns proxy if it is available.

Please check this gitlab issue and share your thoughts and boost this issue link if possible for any help.


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