[*Resolved] Skype - trackers

Discussion in 'Missed Ads' started by SlowMemory, May 22, 2016.

  1. SlowMemory

    SlowMemory Beta Tester

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    Following requests were made with Skype.
    Code:
    http://browser.pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/3.0/?qsp=true&content-type=application%2Fbond-compact-binary&client-id=NO_AUTH&sdk-version=ACT-Web-JS-2.4.0&x-apikey=1b3c419f862842df99f49c661508cc63-88b16260-a8e4-4d5d-8055-a5014e02c560-7464
    http://mobile.pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/3.0/
    http://b.config.skype.com/config/v1/Skype/0_7.23.0.105__?BranchAudio=releases%2fCL2016.R06&BranchVideo=CL2016.R06&CLBuildName=skylib-win-vs2013xp-x86-release_2016.06.01.98&CLBuildType=release&CLRelease=2016.06.01.98&CLVersion=releases%2fCL2016.R06&CPUCount=4&CPUSpeedMHz=1701&GIStackVersion=52&RevBMTools=873bcad60d288b3b4b146ff8e670dc53a8f6875b&RevCommon=b6c5d57c6935da51e92bfd81cbfe7168eaf73665&RevGeneral=f1caf3b0ab6373ddd24228d12197efdd2030e7a2&RevSkyper=a04b636dc325166b4af9ad8d0052488bd0d0db06&clientId=%7bA0A046A9-FB24-418B-AE48-B7001F6CDDF9%7d&global.os=Windows%2010.0%20%20%28build%2010586%2c%20platformID%202%2c%20version%200x295a000a%29
    http://apps.skype.com/adcontrol/prelogic.html
    
    Not sure whether these are the ones that should be blocked. Please check them!
    Also, the last one seems to be the one causing cookie notice every time when I run the application. I told Adguard to block it, but Adguard couldn't.
     
    Last edited: May 22, 2016
  2. Alex302

    Alex302 Filters Developer Staff Member Administrator

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    I'm not sure. Too much filtering is not a good.
     
  3. Blaz

    Blaz Moderator & Translator Staff Member Moderator

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    That pipe url is blocked here and So far Skype works for me, though I only use chat feature.
     
  4. SlowMemory

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  5. Alex302

    Alex302 Filters Developer Staff Member Administrator

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    Added to spyware filter:
    Code:
    ||pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/
    to mobile:
    Code:
    ||pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/$empty
     
  6. SlowMemory

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    This rule has not been making problems for apps functioning for me, but it causes excessively high number of blocked ads for Powerpoint app.
    In a filtering log of Adguard android, I see this line very often
    Code:
    TCP id=106173 POST ads=1 "https://mobile.pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/3.0/" 500 0 5ms "null" com.microsoft.office.powerpoint 0 0
    
    This does not continuously appear in the filtering log, but at some point it starts to appear and repeats about 50 times. Not sure what triggers this.
    Here is a screenshot of firewall section http://i.imgur.com/elVqjwn.png
    6420 ads have been blocked from microsoft powerpoint, and it says 160.41MB of bandwidth is saved. I am wondering whether this is normal, or should be fixed, by e.g.
    Code:
    ||pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/$empty,app=~com.microsoft.office.powerpoint
    This is only for powerpoint, it is not shared with other Microsoft office apps.
     
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2016
  7. Alex302

    Alex302 Filters Developer Staff Member Administrator

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    Could you check blocking behavior without mobile filter?
     
  8. SlowMemory

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