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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  • Quickflix losses deepen as Netflix Australia launch looms - ZDNet
    ... with customers in the local market signing up to the service using a virtual private network to circumvent geo-blocking on the platform.
    03/1/2015 - 10:19 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    10/12/2014 - 2:32 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
  • 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 ...
    11/13/2013 - 1:42 pm | View Link
  • Could geo-blocking be deemed anti-competitive?
    Submissions to the inquiry from CHOICE magazine - among others - recommended that Australia's Attorney General protect those consumers that use virtual private networks and other technology means to circumvent geo-blocking. ANU College of Law Associate ...
    03/25/2013 - 3:38 pm | View Link
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    Bypass Geo-Blocking with Unlocator Enter the Roku 3 a jaw dropping piece of kit with lots to offer as well if you are in the States. Sadly I wasn't, but no big deal I ...
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    How to Bypass Region-Blocked Streaming Content Online for Free with Tunlr. For people that live outside of the United States, how many times has this happened when ...
    03/1/2015 - 3:33 pm | View Website
  • Circumventing geo-blocking and online price discrimination ...
    CHOICE looks at how international companies such as Amazon, Apple and Microsoft conduct geo-blocking and offers tips to circumvent the price discrimination.- CHOICE
    03/1/2015 - 1:28 am | View Website
  • A how-to guide to navigating geo-blocking
    A how-to guide to navigating geo-blocking - CHOICE looks at how international companies such as Amazon, Apple and Microsoft conduct geo-blocking and offers ...
    02/28/2015 - 7:31 pm | View Website
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