The Internet may connect the whole world in one glorious whole (assuming individual governments allow their people to be netizens) but that hasn't stopped media companies from trying to limit who can access their content along territorial lines. Hence we have the dark art of geo-blocking. Geo-blocking is practiced by websites or Web services seeking to keep their content within the confines of a particular territory.

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  • Companies Offer Video Streaming Geo-Blocking Workarounds - Wall Street Journal
    ... can prevent them from streaming it across borders.Tech-savvy expats have long been able to circumvent geo-blocking, but for many people, doing...
    04/16/2015 - 11:47 am | View Link
  • MEDIA-Firms circumvent geo-blocking to help expats watch shows ... - AlertNet
    -- Source link: (http://on.wsj.com/1IHbrEx) -- Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy
    04/13/2015 - 12:21 pm | View Link
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  • Video Streaming Geo-Blocking Gets Workaround
    Tech-savvy expats have long been able to circumvent geo-blocking, but for many people, doing so was too complicated to be worthwhile. That’s no longer true thanks to companies like Toronto-based UnoTelly and Barbados-based Unblockus, which is run out of ...
    04/18/2015 - 3:07 am | View Link
  • NZ VPN providers set to be sued by TV networks
    Traditionally the American Netflix has had the best library of movies and TV shows, so accessing it via a VPN has become one of the many ways in which people circumvent geo-blocking technology. Sky and TVNZ want to put a stop to that in New Zealand however ...
    04/17/2015 - 6:17 am | View Link
  • Aussies turn to VPNs to hide their tracks
    Until the situation is resolved, VPNs will remain in vogue in order to circumvent geo-blocking in addition to protecting one’s privacy.
    04/14/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • There Are Ways TV-Loving Expats Can Get Around the Dreaded ‘Geo-Block’
    “The fact is that with these geo-blocking evasions the user typically does not cause much damage,” Ms. Trimble said. Still, it is possible that a judge somewhere could interpret applicable copyright law harshly, said Nate Cardoso, an attorney at the ...
    04/13/2015 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • MEDIA-Firms circumvent geo-blocking to help expats watch shows abroad
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    04/13/2015 - 5:08 pm | View Link
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    CHOICE looks at how international companies like Amazon, Apple and Microsoft conduct geo-blocking, and how we can bypass it and avoid price discrimination.
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