Fidel Castro said; “a revolution is not a bed of roses, a revolution is a struggle between the future and the past”, but here’s a story about my present. I’ve just pulled that quote from goodreads.com as I researched this article. In my browser I have tabs open on thesaurus.com and a couple of blog articles. All of those sites appeared ad free to me thanks to the adblocker I am running.
At the same time on my second monitor I’m watching YouTube videos as I write – selecting what I watch by clicking on links shared by friends via Facebook and by strangers via Reddit. As I do this, one car brand has decided in its wisdom to target me (and presumably people like me) with a horrible unskippable pre-roll on every single YouTube video I watch.
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