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 ...
    04/28/2016 - 3:15 am | View Link
  • Is it OK to circumvent Netflix’s geo-blocking? [POLL]
    A lot of wars going on nowadays. The Crypto Wars is making headlines and Netflix has started their own War on VPN. It is actually a battle in the content industry’s long lasting War on piracy, which in practice turned out to be more like War on the ...
    02/29/2016 - 11:00 am | 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
  • Brussels bans Netflix, Sky & Spotify from ‘geo-blocking’ international travellers
    This has forced many to circumvent the rules by making use of proxy server to dupe providers into granting them access. Content providers such as the Premier League and Hollywood studios had fought against creation of a single digital market, worried that ...
    12/9/2015 - 10:06 pm | View Link
  • Configure a VPN to Circumvent Geo-Blocking with TunnelBear VPN
    Note: This procedure involves subscribing to a paid VPN service, you can however find free proxies on Google and configure them using the same procedure, but they are far less reliable and are probably not good for streaming video either. Whether you’re ...
    07/2/2015 - 1:00 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 ...
    10/19/2016 - 5:44 pm | 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 ...
    10/17/2016 - 6:58 pm | View Website
  • This Aussie VPN Has Found A Fix For The US Netflix Problem
    Yesterday, the popular VPN provider UFlix announced it will no longer support foreign Netflix access following a spike in geo-blocking measures from the ...
    08/30/2016 - 7:23 am | View Website
  • Configure a VPN to Circumvent Geo-Blocking
    Circumvent geo-blocking restrictions by configuring a VPN on the device from which you run Kodi. It's easy and works great!
    07/22/2016 - 7:58 pm | View Website
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