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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