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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  • The Australian Government Supports Geo-Blocking That Could Drive Up Video Games Prices
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  • How to get past geo-blocking
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  • The Conversation: Explainer
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  • Consumer group endorses bypassing online geo-blocks
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  • What Do You Think About Geo-Blocking & How Do You ...
    To me geo-blocking is nothing more than censorship, and while i get that not all countrys are as open as others, i still find it an abhorrent practice.
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