Publisher ad-blocking-detection could be illegal in EU without user consent

by Greg Sterling
Publishers using scripts to detect ad blockers may need consumer consent or risk violating European privacy law. This comes via the UK Register, which picked up on a tweet by privacy advocate Alexander Hanff. Hanff wrote to Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, about whether ad-blocking-detection scripts that some publishers are using to thwart ad blocki ...Read the full article