How is the #Firefox team so incredibly ignorant of the use case of blocking domains using the local /etc/hosts file?

support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/c

Projects like Pi-Hole must now implement their suggested solution to be useful on Firefox. The /etc/hosts file is totally ignored.

/rant starts

And there's this:
> Resolve the “safe-search” variants of google.com and youtube.com to determine if the network redirects to them

Yeah, because mozilla.org and firefox.com are not valid enough domain names!

rant on Firefox DoH contd. 

Also, "safe search" is a filter within the web applications. It means nothing at a DNS level.

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rant on Firefox DoH contd. 

@njoseph
they're also delusional:

> we believe that DNS over HTTPS (DoH) is a feature that everyone should use to enhance their privacy

> suggesting I trust CloudFlare more than I trust my ISP

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