Shields are blocking Line Awesome CDN css

The brave shield is blocking css content when using the CDN link for line awesome. I’ve been using the cdn links for the 18 months roughly and I’ve just started encountering this issue today.

Exact URL of the website in question:

Did the issue present with default Shields settings? (yes/no)


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


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


Does the site work as expected when using Chrome?


Brave version (check About Brave):


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I’m assuming, I’m not seeing issues loading Does it work in private window mode?

Thanks for the response

I still get the same issue in the private window.

The links I’m getting are from

These are my shield settings:

When using the cdn link with shields up

First, go to brave://settings/shields and set your shields to Aggressive.

Second, go to brave://settings/shields/filters and add @@||^
to the custom filters until fixed if you want.

It is a CNAME uncloaking issue in Easylist, as you can see there is the rule ||^ which points out to in my case it is blocking 111 elements from that subdomain.

Since Brave adblocker is the only Chromium browser/adblocker with CNAME uncloaking, uBlock doesn’t display this issue, but I guess Firefox should block it as well? because based on that page, it should be as Brave is doing it.

Anyway, that is the rule that is causing issues in

Thanks for the response @Emi,

That makes sense and taught me some things about why these requests were getting blocked. You are right about ublock too, the files / icons are being blocked there as well.

I’ll switch to serving the icons myself for the time being since I’m mostly concerned about customers using my sites.

Should be fixed, I removed the offending filter.


Thank you!

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