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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  • 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 ...
    06/28/2015 - 4:06 pm | View Link
  • Video Streaming Geo-Blocking Gets Workaround
    Tech-savvy expats have long been able to circumvent geo-blocking ... Netflix, the leader in video streaming, has been expanding overseas. The company started streaming in the U.S. in 2007, and it expects to be in 200 countries by 2017.
    04/16/2015 - 2:44 pm | View Link
  • 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 - 1:45 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
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  • MEP Reda: Commission is too cautious on geo-blocking and ...
    The European Commission is aiming to tear down “regulatory walls” for digital products and services and turn 28 national markets into a single digital market. But ...
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  • Is it legal to use a VPN to evade geo-blocking ...
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