To send ad requests from your browser to the bit bucket, a common trick is to use the
hosts file to send ad farm HTTP requests to a non-existent server.
A non-existent server can make the browser wait too long for gobs of HTTP requests.
So, give a machine running Apache an interface for an IP address that isn’t used on your local network.
192.168.99.99, for instance. Or
Then add this sort of thing to your /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/200-vhosts file:
<VirtualHost 10.252.252.252> ServerName helload DocumentRoot /var/www/spam_ad_dir/ ErrorLog /var/log/apache2/spam_ad_error.log CustomLog /var/log/apache2/spam_ad_access.log combined RedirectMatch 403 /* </VirtualHost>
Change the IP address as appropriate. And, you can make an empty directory at
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