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CBS TV Y&R online - adblock blocked!

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28 Aug, 2013 05:10 PM

For a long time I've watched CBS TV online, specificially, The Young and The Restless using AdBlock, and it was wonderful! Today when I launched an episode I received a message stating that the video was being blocked due an ad blocker and it would not play. I guess CBS wised up and figured out a way to detect AdBlock. I understand their point of view because their advertisers pay them to make the show to reach a potential customer. However, I really hope AdBlock can come up with a work-around to CBS's latest strategy. Thoughts?

  1. 1 Posted by Jérémy on 28 Aug, 2013 10:31 PM

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    Hello Y&R Fan,

    You can always pause AdBlock or don't block any ads on the domain as temporary solution.
    This case needs to be forwarded to our developers so they can make a patch for it.

    Kind Regards,
    Jérémy Keusters

  2. 2 Posted by Y&R Fan As Well on 28 Aug, 2013 10:44 PM

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    If you start it without the AdBlock and turn it back on after it starts, it will continue to block the ads.

  3. 3 Posted by Kieran on 29 Aug, 2013 04:48 PM

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    A quicker way would be to disable AdBlock on the website, by going to the AdBlock button and choosing "Don't run on pages on this domain".

    Hope this helps!

  4. Kieran closed this discussion on 29 Aug, 2013 04:48 PM.

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