Tell HN: "Ad blockers are not allowed on YouTube”

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  • ytdl-patched

    yt-dlp fork with some more features

    As an added benefit, you'll skip all sponsored content.

    yt-dlp --sponsorblock-remove all URL "put a youtube URL here without quotes"

    [1] https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp

  • yt-dlp

    A youtube-dl fork with additional features and fixes

    They've already been experimenting with that for months. Using yt-dlp can get your IP address blocked:

    https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp/issues/7860

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  • uAssets

    Resources for uBlock Origin, uMatrix: static filter lists, ready-to-use rulesets, etc.

    > ... and if a site directly tells me it doesn't like my ad blocker, I leave. I haven't gone to the ad-blocker-blocker level.

    You may not be aware that many such messages are themselves blocked by the default lists in ublock origin. Examples:

    https://github.com/uBlockOrigin/uAssets/issues?q=is%3Aissue+...

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