Hey Apple users: If you're now experiencing hangs launching apps on the Mac, I figured out the problem using Little Snitch. It's trustd connecting to ocsp.apple.com Denying that connection fixes it, because OCSP is a soft failure. (Disconnect internet also fixes.)

8:48 PM · Nov 12, 2020

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Make sure you deny it for both system and user. I ended up having to make 2 rules.
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If you're not using @littlesnitch then buy and install it ASAP :-)
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And while you're at it buy my browser extension StopTheMadness :-) apps.apple.com/app/stopthema…
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Replying to @lapcatsoftware
Well that is frightening.
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Replying to @lapcatsoftware
It’s quite troubling that an Apple server being down could cause this. My iMac is sludge right now.
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Yes, it is. Absolute horror.
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Replying to @lapcatsoftware
Thanks for the tip! Overriding in /etc/hosts worked for me as well.
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could you tell me how to do this?
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I am experiencing this and have clean shot installed. How can I verify if this is the cause?
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