After performing local experiments for a few months, YouTube recently expanded its effort to block ad blockers. The move was immediately unpopular with some users, and raised some questions in Europe about whether it was breaking privacy laws.
In addition, there are some still some fundamental issues that have some people concerned. In this blog post, Malwarebytes Labs team look at a couple of examples that erode our trust in online ads. In fact, it’s not really an argument about free content, it’s about being able to consume content safely, and it seems as though we aren’t quite there yet.
Source: Malwarebytes Labs