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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    So should US websites block users from their main audience? Besides, a determined attacker will look for ways to circumvent geo-blocking. Mirai, for example, can spoof IP addresses in order to circumvent basic geo-blocking protocols. Securing your systems ...
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  • Geo blocking encourages piracy and must end, Productivity Commission urges
    So guys, don't geo block cause folk will get around it with or without teenagers and secondly we do say the Government does have a role here to clarify it within the legislation that Australians should legitimately be able to circumvent geo blocking and it ...
    04/28/2016 - 9:12 pm | View Link
  • Productivity Commission reports demands end to web location pricing
    AUSTRALIANS should have the backing of Government to circumvent geoblocking stopping them seeing the latest movies, TV and online games, or making them pay eye-watering amounts to do so. The Productivity Commission will release a draft report today calling ...
    04/28/2016 - 1:15 pm | View Link
  • Geo-blocking attacked from all sides
    Criticism of copyright law has crystallised around the territorial restriction of content within the EU. The subject of “geo-blocking” is high on the European Commission’s list of priorities. EURACTIV France reports. Watching a television programme ...
    03/11/2015 - 7:47 pm | View Link
  • The whole world is watching: Australia eyes an end to geo-blocking
    Last week, the committee spearheading Australian government’s Inquiry into IT Pricing recommended that consumers be allowed to circumvent geo-blocking measures that keep services like Netflix, Hulu and the BBC’s iPlayer out of the country. If the ...
    08/8/2013 - 9:24 pm | View Link
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