Question: Sind AdBlocker legal?

In short, youre free to block ads, but interfering with the publishers right to serve or restrict access to copyrighted content in a manner they approve of (access control) is illegal. Facebook is one of the companies known for successfully fighting back hard against ad blockers.

Can AdBlock be trusted?

It is true that today, the AdBlock extension is safe. We know that it will not steal your data, even though—as the other answers point out—it has the technical ability to do so. However, Chrome extensions are silently and automatically updated.

Is AdBlock illegal in Europe?

Ad blocker detection is not illegal, but might, under a strict interpretation of the ePrivacy Directive be regulated and require the informed consent of users. Publishers could use two practical solutions to request and obtain consent for the use of ad blocker detection: a consent banner or a consent wall.

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