Curious if anyone else has been seeing this lately. It just started yesterday, out of nowhere, after no previous problems with Brave. UBlock is up to date, version of Brave is up to date, shields are up. Curiously, no problems on my Chrome browser or my Brave mobile browser.
Running Win 10 Pro on a ThinkPad, version 1.58.131 Chromium: 117.0.5938.92 (64-bit).
Usage of adblocker on youtube is not allowed as adblockers prevent vital revenue getting to google, which is a security risk and violates the EULA, you risk your google account being suspended if you use adblockers, this is why adblockers are not allowed on the chrome web store.
@Adrian71 the YouTube notices are a constant back and forth. If you keep Brave updated, you shouldn’t have this as an issue. If you get a notice like that, sometimes need to go to brave://components and make sure everything there is updated.
You may want to do a little more research before speaking. Adblockers are allowed and are up there, such as uBlock Origin and AdBlock.
What you’re misunderstanding and falsely preaching is the idea of changes being made by Google known as Manifest V3. This just meant that any adblocker or extension running on Manifest V2 would no longer be carried in the Chrome Web Store.
They have not ever said they would prevent adblockers from being used nor that they will not be allowed on the chrome web store.
I don’t use official adblockers but you can have the pleasure of blocking ads via Steven Black hostfile which is a built-in component of other various security apps. I wish I could be more specific but don’t wish to give fascists a heads-up. I don’t get those popups btw.
I’ve officially been blocked from watching YT videos on Brave, EVEN WITH THE ADBLOCK TURNED OFF!
I don’t know if it’s youtube being dumb, but I’m at a loss. The fact I can’t watch YT videos on Brave anymore is ridiculous. Tried everything to no avail…
It looks like YT is selectively targeting accounts to try to crack down on people bypassing ads. I’m seeing a lot of people on Reddit complaining about this as well. I wasn’t getting the pop-up on Chrome, but now it’s there too. Beta is the only way I can bypass it, at least for now.
Same happened to me today - Got totally blocked from watching videos through Brave on my iPad …but funny enough, Brave still works fine on my stationary?!
Tried to close the brave-app(on iPad) and update it to latest version …and the blockade still persist?!!
Edit: A thought/Question!? - will use of VPN help to block YouTubes ability to locate me and prevent them from blocking me using YouTube without Ad’s??
I’ve tried doing the same with a vpn yet it still didn’t help. I suspect it may be something to do with browser fingerprinting. I can see YouTube getting in some hot water because of this, since it’s unbelievably anti-consumer.