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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BING NEWS:
  • 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 ...
    10/12/2014 - 12:40 pm | 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 ...
    04/28/2014 - 4:57 am | 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 to support geo-blocking as part of Trans-Pacific Partnership deal
    One of these included that consumers be granted the right to circumvent geo-blocking and be provided with education on the most effective ways to do so to allow Australians access to more equitable prices. This was because the inquiry found that ...
    11/13/2013 - 1:42 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
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BING SEARCH:
  • Bypassing Geo-Blocking in Australia
    It's been almost a year since we first wrote about configuring X-Forwarders to bypass geo-blocking here in in Australia. In that time technology has both ...
    10/28/2014 - 7:50 pm | View Website
  • "Sorry this content is not available to view in your ...
    “Sorry this content is not available to view in your current location” Many internet users will have seen the above message when trying to catch video while ...
    10/28/2014 - 1:17 pm | View Website
  • VPN Account : Buy from VPNaccounts.com
    VPN account via UK, DE, US, CA, NL, FR, CH, SG & HK Servers for private internet access. Buy a VPN & access Blocked websites and bypass GEO restrictions in countries ...
    10/28/2014 - 11:36 am | View Website
  • Geolocation software
    In computing, geolocation software is used to deduce the geolocation (geographic location) of another party. For example, on the Internet, one geolocation approach is ...
    10/27/2014 - 4:17 pm | View Website
  • 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
    10/26/2014 - 5:55 am | View Website
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