YouTube Premium Inside App Logo

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  • YouTube is apparently testing a three-strikes policy for people who block ads on the platform.
  • The policy would eventually see users barred from watching videos.

YouTube requires users to pay for YouTube Premium if they’d like an ad-free experience, but some users have bypassed ads by using third-party apps or ad blockers instead. Now, it looks like the video platform is testing a way to fight back.

Redditor Reddit_n_Me apparently came across a new three-strikes popup menu while watching YouTube on their PC with AdBlock enabled (h/t: WinFuture and GameStar). Check out the captured screenshot below.