Frederik quoted in article on ad blocking

Saying publishers’ anti-adblock tactics are illegal, a European privacy advocate plans his attack

Frederik Borgesius, a researcher at the University of Amsterdam’s IViR Institute for Information Law, said that “detecting whether a website visitor has an adblocker by storing a script on that visitor’s computer seems to require the visitor’s prior consent.” But he stopped short of saying whether Hanff had a slam dunk case.

Source: Saying publishers’ anti-adblock tactics are illegal, a European privacy advocate plans his attack » Nieman Journalism Lab