# WirtBot v3
long time no update. Over the past couple of months more people started to use WirtBot and gave Feedback.
This has lead to bugs being squashed and a more stable system overall, including new tests for the fixes.
But that alone would not be justifying an update post.
So here is the real update:
AdBlocking has been removed from WirtBot.
The dependencies that made this possible were not mature enough and would need a lot of work to fit the WirtBot use-case. Deciding between helping the dependencies get their code fixed and removing AdBlocking from WirtBot was not easy.
But in the end WirtBot is supposed to connect devices into a private network. While this private network needs a DNS, which is still included with request forwarding, DNSoverTLS etc. the job of blocking specific name resolutions is much better suited to be handled by project such as pi-hole (opens new window).
Simply forwarding DNS requests from the WirtBot network to your own pi-hole instance achieves the desired ad-blocking and WirtBot can retain its focus and a user can leverage the maturity of the pi-hole project.
The change is rolled out in version 3.0.0.
I hope that all of you already using the WirtBot will be fine with this change. So long, happy coding.