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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  • 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 ...
    04/29/2016 - 1:15 am | View Link
  • 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
  • Netflix Geo-Blocking Crackdown Hits PayPal Users
    Virtual private networks are a popular way to circumvent Netflix geo-blocking. PayPal said UnoTelly could not appeal the decision. UnoTelly told TorrentFreak it was disappointed by the decision. It published a blog post apologising to customers for the ...
    02/10/2016 - 10:00 pm | View Link
  • Netflix geo-blocking crackdown hits PayPal customers
    Some have speculated the company will only target VPN and DNS proxy providers that explicitly market themselves as tools to circumvent geo-blocking. UnoTelly is one such service – it's in the name. Fairfax Media contacted several VPN providers about the ...
    02/10/2016 - 6:21 am | View Link
  • Netflix down
    Netflix is already making good on its promise to deal with VPN piracy and has started blocking out some Australian customers who circumvent its geographical blocks to access content from overseas catalogues.
    01/20/2016 - 8:10 pm | View Link
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  • Geo-blocking
    Justification. The ownership of exclusive territorial rights to content may differ between regions, requiring the providers of the content to disallow access for ...
    05/25/2016 - 4:39 am | View Website
  • How to get past geo-blocking
    CHOICE looks at how international companies like Amazon, Apple and Microsoft conduct geo-blocking, and how we can bypass it and avoid price discrimination.
    05/23/2016 - 6:15 am | View Website
  • Configure a VPN to Circumvent Geo-Blocking
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