What Do You Think About Geo-blocking & How Do You Circumvent It? [you Told Us]

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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  • NBN and net neutrality: What it means for Australian consumers - Business Spectator
    ... have resorted to illegal downloading or using virtual private network (VPN) connections to circumvent the geo-blocking system put in place to...
    11/13/2014 - 6:25 am | View Link
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  • Foxtel weigh in on geo-blocking debate as Netflix gains
    The Australian government has been urged to investigate a raft of methods to circumvent geoblocking, following the release of the draft report of the Competition Policy Review. In a boost for Netflix and Australian VPN users, the comprehensive report ...
    10/29/2014 - 11:47 am | View Link
  • Hulu cracks down on geo-blocking tricks
    If you’re in the US, you’ll need to disable your anonymizer to access videos on Hulu.” There are numerous ways to circumvent geo-blocking and at the moment Hulu only seems to target well-known VPNs and their related IP addresses. The move by Hulu ...
    04/27/2014 - 11:01 pm | View Link
  • The Australian Government Supports Geo-Blocking That Could Drive Up Video Games Prices
    Video games, more specifically our ability to circumvent region coding, would most likely be affected by these potential changes. The leaked document, obtained by Wikileaks, contains the negotiating positions of all 12 countries involved in the Trans ...
    11/13/2013 - 2:18 pm | View Link
  • Australia threatens Adobe, Apple, with geo-blocking ban
    Those recommendations suggest Australia: Remove restrictions on parallel/gray market imports; Changes its Copyright Act “to clarify and secure consumers’ rights to circumvent technological protection measures that control geographic market segmentation ...
    07/28/2013 - 7:04 pm | View Link
  • The 'Australia tax' is real, geo-blocking to stop
    the committee suggested that the federal government look at options to educate the nation on how to "circumvent geo-blocking mechanisms in order to access cheaper legitimate goods". The report said that such education should look at the tools and ...
    07/28/2013 - 5:11 pm | View Link
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  • Circumventing geo-blocking and online price discrimination ...
    CHOICE looks at how international companies such as Amazon, Apple and Microsoft conduct geo-blocking and offers tips to circumvent the price discrimination.- CHOICE
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  • A how-to guide to navigating geo-blocking
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