Issues With Ad Blocking


Description of the issue:

I have just installed Brave for the first time and I have gone through the settings carefully. I have ad blocking turned on and when I go to I get the following message at the top of the page:

Our website is having trouble interacting with your ad blocking software. If you’re experiencing issues we apologize and suggest that you try disabling your current ad blocker or switching to a different ad block provider. Thank you.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.

  1. Turned off Brave Shields for

  2. Get the message that Brave Shields is down for the website.

  3. Navigate to

Note: this message appears irrespective of whether Shields are turned on or off for the website.

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):


Expected result:

I hoped that Brave’s ad blocking would be compatible with the MSN website.

Reproduces how often:

All the time.

Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):

Version 0.60.48 Chromium: 72.0.3626.121 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Reproducible on current live release (yes/no):


Additional Information:


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