Well I just really hope they stop it as soon as possible. Since according to them, it is not permanent.Not just yours... My daily view became tenth of the usual...
Well Google won't still like it since a video player embedded to our website is opening an external link instead of playing.About player in pop window:
1) It is more safe for your site, regarding we use popunder ads, and google doesnot like pop ads (it is now opening from our domain)
2) It is not persistent, we just trying to search more profit and safer way to deliver ads
3) Your videos cant be stolen by link from opened pop with player
profit is lowered by ~33-40%we just trying to search more profit and safer way to deliver ads