Haha! Some time ago I was at a friends place when they showed me a YT video playing on the TV.
I was astonished at what I saw and my first reaction was: "Do you have a virus on your TV?"
I very rarely see the ad-crap (even on YT itself) as (I guess) it's blocked by uBlock Origin and/or uMatrix.
But apparently they're used to that.
I was (literally) shaking my head as I can't/couldn't understand how one could accept that crap/nightmare 🤷
I only (directly) watch YT things from my browser and I guess it's a combination of uBlock Origin and uMatrix with some exceptions (just enough to make it work) that makes my experience OK. Especially uMatrix is very context aware.
I still have to look into it (properly) but (ad) blockers on the whole network (ie router) level are much more blunt. I hope one can make it work in that way too, but I don't know (yet) how.
@FreePietje Makes me wonder what what people are willing to accept from YT or any other ad-invested website before they start looking for alternatives.
I'm often saddened by the lack of tolerance in current society.
But that's apparently restricted to other people's viewpoints (etc).
The tolerance wrt these ads is something I have a hard time understanding 🤔
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