Brave ad blocker blocking resources when adding host file redirect

Description of the issue:
Ad-Blocker blocks important js resources when switching source via hosts file. If I remove the hosts file redirect it works.

Exact URL of the website in question:

possibly any website using audioeye

Screenshot of the ad as it appears in Brave
Did the issue present with default Shields settings? (yes/no)

Does the site function as expected when Shields are turned off? yes

Is there a specific Shields configuration that causes the site to break? If so, tell us that configuration. (yes/no): no

Does the site work as expected when using Chrome? yes

Brave version (check About Brave):

Version 1.19.92 Chromium: 88.0.4324.152 (Official Build) (x86_64)


Converting lists to hosts file will cause issues because it cannot understand what 3 party item or understand how to adblock filters work correctly, it’ll treat every line as a 1st party item only. I would recommend using a specific hosts file curator rather than simply converting.


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