It really isn’t enough just to change your IP address in any attempt to fool bookies. You need to remove and block their cookie, iesnare too. Here is a guide I created using GPT-4. You may find it useful.
Here’s a step-by-step guide to remove and block the Iesnare cookie:
1. Removal of Iesnare Cookie:
For web browsers:
Google Chrome: a. Click on the three vertical dots in the top-right corner. b. Navigate to
Settings > Privacy and Security > Clear browsing data. c. Choose
Cookies and other site dataand then click
Mozilla Firefox: a. Click on the three horizontal bars in the top-right corner. b. Navigate to
Options > Privacy & Security. c. Under
Cookies and Site Data, click on
Clear Dataand select
Cookies and Site Databefore clearing.
Safari: a. Click on
Safariin the top-left corner. b. Navigate to
Preferences > Privacy. c. Click
Manage Website Dataand search for ‘iesnare’ or ‘iovation’. Remove any entries you find.
Microsoft Edge: a. Click on the three horizontal dots in the top-right corner. b. Navigate to
Settings > Privacy, search, and services. c. Under
Clear browsing data, click on
Choose what to clearand select
Cookies and other site databefore clearing.
2. Blocking Iesnare:
One of the best ways to prevent the Iesnare cookie (or any unwanted cookie) from being set on your computer again is to use browser extensions.
- Install a browser extension like
Privacy Badger. These extensions will block many trackers, including Iesnare.
For uBlock Origin: a. Once installed, click on the uBlock Origin icon in your browser. b. Click on the settings (gear) icon. c. Navigate to
My filterstab. d. Add the following lines:
*iesnare.com* *mpsnare.* *iovation.*e. Click
- For Privacy Badger: a. Once installed, it will automatically block tracking cookies. You can click on its icon in your browser to see which trackers are being blocked on each site and adjust settings if necessary.
3. Hosts File Modification (Advanced):
By modifying the hosts file on your computer, you can block requests to Iesnare completely.
- Open a text editor (like Notepad on Windows) as an administrator.
- Open the hosts file:
- On Windows:
- On Mac/Linux:
- Add the following lines to the bottom of the file:
127.0.0.1 iesnare.com 127.0.0.1 www.iesnare.com 127.0.0.1 mpsnare.iesnare.com
- Save and close the file.