From HN discussion - "This is why I use ad blockers and a pi-hole server" (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=22124929)
This is GDPR in action. Wow.
@tomasino Also GDPR in action: American sites flat up refusing to load from European IP addresses (I find the idea of meatspace political boundaries starting to manifest as real boundaries in cyberspace terrifying), and gigantic cookie popups on 95% of the web (which those of us with aggressive cookie-discarding policies have to see every. single. time.).
masto instance for the tildeverse