YouTube has began to load slower in browsers with advert blockers, report. Reddit users
The. problem was first discovered in the Firefox browser, which begun loading YouTube 5 seconds slower than Chrome. Users of Edge, Brave, and Chrome itself additionally encountered the problem. The fact is that Google added particular code that can distinguish between browsers before launching YouTube
This. was confirmed by exchanging the person agent in Firefox with Chrome, after which YouTube begun loading swiftly again
Enthusiasts. have already created a filter for the uBlock Origin extension that allows them to pass the new code
Under. YouTube’s new policy, the service has begun blocking clients who use advert blockers except they disable them or subscribe to YouTube Premium. This received great public outcry. In Europe they are already preparing to submit to YouTube lawsuitas. they suspect advert blocker tracking scripts amount to spying on EU citizens.