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  • YouTube has confirmed that it’s testing a three-strikes policy for users blocking ads.
  • The company also gave us more details on how this policy will work.

A Redditor recently discovered that YouTube was testing a three-strikes policy for people using ad blockers. This would see video playback blocked for users if they insisted on using ad-blocking software. Now, YouTube has confirmed the test to Android Authority while also shedding more light on the policy.

A YouTube spokesperson confirmed that it was testing the three-strikes rule: