Blockade is designed to be an "iron curtain", imagine a naval blockade where nothing suspicious gets through. We block everything that is known by us to be an ad, or contains tracking or profiling, as well as any known malicious sites. Just know that Metiix Blockade is stopping everything we possibly can under that premise. 

Taking the stance of blocking everything we can, may or may not change the user experience on certain websites and/or on certain connected devices. It is up to the Blockade administrator to allow certain amounts of tracking and advertising, or to continue to deny it.  As an example; Metiix Blockade may block s.youtube.com. By blocking this tracking software the performance of video playback on some WI-FI or network connected devices may change. 

If you are ok with this level of tracking, traffic monitoring and analysis from youtube.com, simply add s.youtube.com into your Exceptions list. You may also have an External Exceptions list.

To see exactly what traffic is being blocked by Blockade in real time, visit the Blocked Queries list and re-fresh the Blockade admin webpage. Add any Blocked Queries into your Exceptions and that traffic will immediately be allowed by Blockade. 

If a certain domain that you would like to block, is not part of the Blocklist, you may add that domain to your Custom Blocklist and that site or domain will immediately be blocked or stopped across your entire network. You may also add in your own External Blocklist if you wish. 



 


Modified about 4 years ago

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