Block Spying + Ads + Apple + Youtube + Microsoft through /etc/hosts

Autoupdates, spying, computer’s bandwidth being used up by applications that are copying data to some NSA cloud server is really getting to me.

This is the /etc/hosts file on the Apple Mac that blocks some of the unwanted traffic:- CRL.VERISIGN.NET.* practivate.adobe practivate.adobe.* practivate.adobe.ipp practivate.adobe.newoa practivate.adobe.ntp # Skype updates in 2012 # skype updatesin 2012