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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    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 - 3:15 am | View Link
  • Netflix Geo-Blocking Crackdown Hits PayPal Users
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    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
  • 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 - 10:45 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 - 2:57 am | View Link
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