You click a link to a news site, to read an article that seems interesting.

On the page that loads there is the article, but also, somewhere on the right, often near the bottom, there is a small video player. Inexplicably, it was not blocked by your ad-blocker.

It is auto-playing a news video that is not connected to the article. Sound is often on.

You:

@rysiek

Video takes processing resources & bandwidth. It is unreasonable to expect that the user will always have these available, or that you know better than he does whether he wants to employ them in that way.

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@publius I know this. You know this. News site owners seem to be unaware, somehow.

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