DoubleClick by Google (doubleclick.net)
“DoubleClick is a subsidiary of Google which develops and provides Internet ad serving services.” – Source
Ethical design violations
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Block domain as third-party
Block domain as first-party
Some sites (like heise.de) have begun to embedding DoubleClick as first-party content to avoid tracker blockers. Blocking doubleclick.net as first-party content will avoid people being tracked if they click on ads on such sites.
- trigger: - url-filter: doubleclick.net - load-type: first-party - action: - type: block
Pandemic: found on 57.0% of surveyed sites (4141 instances observed).
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