I've been watching a YouTube videos. I guess because the pool of ads is small in New Zealand, one keeps popping up.

It's the infamous driverupdate.net.

Your Windows 10 drivers are out-of-date, Download the Driver Update utility. Update your PC with the correct Windows 10 Drivers


This is a well-known malware website.

So trying to be a good netizen, I attempted to report the advertiser to YouTube.

Forget it; it's not possible. I even tried the YouTube advertising website, and their terms and conditions, and nary a link.

I found a link on the advertising website for feedback, but when I tried it, it said "unable to submit"

YouTube has made it easy to report offensive videos, and cyber-bullying.

But I guess any advertiser is a good advertiser. Ka-ching!

I supposed since YouTube still doesn't make a profit, Google is willing to turn a blind eye
Here's an article about YouTube trying to get more advertising revenue

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/youtube-still-doesnt-make-google-any-money-2015-2?r=US&IR=T

Perhaps they should also invest some money on weeding out bad advertisers, if they want to encourage people to trust the advertisements.