I’ve been running a pihole with unbound for about a year and I’m VERY happy with it. I haven’t run into any issues where my lists have blocked too much things either. I only needed to whitelist 16 urls after applying.
Other Sources I have found where I went to build my list.
https://www.github.developerdan.com/hosts/ (Helpful collection of ad and tracking list courtesy of u/lightswitch05 on reddit.)
With COVID-19 keeping everyone inside for the last few weeks, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from friends about VPNs from and if they are worth the investment. My answer has always been the same, “Oh shit, well, umm I will try and write a blog about it.”
Because it’s never that simple, it’s never a yes or no scenario. Everything comes down to the nuances of your specific use case and threat model.