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How do I block a blogspot site using hosts file?

I have a blogspot site, say ABC.blogspot.com which I want to block. When I add 127.0.0.1 ABC.blogspot.com in my /etc/hosts file, it has no effect. The site still loads as usual. Can someone help ...
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How do I block orkut.com on a shared PC?

My PC is also used by my son who has this habit of overspending time on orkut.com How can I limit his time using orkut?
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What is the best way to browse the web safely? [closed]

At the recent pwnown we saw every single browser, from IE to Chrome, miserably hacked. That scares me. How should we browse the Internet safely but continuing to enjoy it? (using lynx is not an ...
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I am getting this address >safebrowsing-cache.google.com> show up in >opendns> each day [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the domain “safebrowsing-cache.google.com” used for? I am getting this address >safebrowsing-cache.google.com> show up in >opendns> each day. What is ...
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How to remove tracking cookies

I am looking for a tool that will be able to (ideally) proactively block tracking cookies in a browser as I don't really like to see the relevant ad from the sites I visited on other web sites. After ...
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Anonymous browsing solutions other than TOR and HTTPS Google

Are there any anonymous browsing solutions other than TOR that meet the following requirement: quick (TOR goes through lots of slow foreign proxies) completely secure and untraceable on which sites ...
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anonymous browsing

I just watched a video by Eben Moglen about the increasing surveillance of our connected network devices and a lot of what he said rang true. The video can be found here if you're interested. I'm not ...
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what are security implications of running Ubuntu inside Windows 7?

I am thinking of switching to Ubuntu as a way of making web browsing more secure. So, suppose I will go the easy route and run Ubuntu as an app inside Windows and then run Firefox inside of that. What ...
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How to disable Google Chrome from sending data to safebrowsing-cache.google.com and safebrowsing.clients.google.com?

Unchecking Enable phishing and malware protection in Chrome's browser settings page does not prevent Chrome from communicating with safebrowsing.clients.google.com and safebrowsing-cache.google.com ...
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Cookies are retained even after explicit delete in IE8

I need to be able to delete my entire browsing history in IE8. Even after explicitly invoking the option of clearing browsing history from within IE8, I notice some cookies and files do not get ...