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Re: [tor-talk] Revisiting youtube blocking TBB, virtually all 1st attempts to load YT

On Tue, Mar 03, 2020 at 04:49:16PM -0600, joebtfsplk@xxxxxxx wrote:
> It's unclear if the exit relay's country was / is a factor - too little
> testing by me to be conclusive.
> But, I found that manually clearing TBB's cache in about:preferences,
> THEN restarting TBB worked a high percentage of attempts.  Just getting
> new identities was no longer enough; at least forcing new identities 6+
> times, on a number of days.

I assume this means you are running Tor Browser in non-private browser
mode? Otherwise clearing the cache before restarting shouldn't have any

> YT / Google could also have changed their policy - again - how they were
> going to treat TBB or changed their definition of "abuse," so now there
> are many more sites meeting their criteria of abusive.

This is our current assumption, but we don't have any more information
than what you described and our personal experiences.
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