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EU Legislation Eases Restrictions on Online Media Geoblocking

EU Legislation Eases Restrictions on Online Media Geoblocking

The European Parliament is finalizing legislation which is allowing EU citizens with paid subscription for online media including music, films, games, movies and TV shows to ...

February 12, 2017 at 10:00 pm by

Hollywood Studio to End Geoblocking in Europe

Paramount Pictures, the studio responsible for producing recent feature films Star Trek Beyond, 10 Cloverfield Lane, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, has ...

July 29, 2016 at 11:11 am by

45,000 People Petition Netflix to Allow VPNs

A petition by a digital rights group, asking Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to cease the company’s VPN crackdown, has been signed by 44,446 people. OpenMedia has sent a letter to ...

May 13, 2016 at 10:40 pm by

uNoGS Shows VPNs That Can Still Bypass Netflix Geoblocks

The excitement of Netflix expanding into 190 countries worldwide has sadly been tempered by the news that the video-on-demand platform has started restricting VPN ...

January 26, 2016 at 10:58 pm by
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US Military Personnel Rail Against Netflix VPN Block

Netflix has faced a furious backlash from users since it initiated its new program to prevent users from accessing geoblocked content using VPNs. Amongst this, one the ...

January 25, 2016 at 12:48 am by

EU Proposal Could Ban Geoblocking Across Europe

Following the news that Netflix has begun restricting VPN use to bypass its region locks, the UK government has initiated a public consultation regarding European Union ...

January 21, 2016 at 7:33 pm by
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Australian Netflix Users Threaten to Cancel Accounts over VPN Crackdown

Following the announcement by Netflix that it will begin cracking down on VPN ‘piracy’ to bypass geoblocked content, a number of Australian users have threatened to cancel ...

January 15, 2016 at 6:00 pm by
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Netflix Debates Geoblocking and VPN Use

Following its global rollout to over 130 countries, Netflix has been discussing the reality of its users bypassing geoblocked content via VPN services, admitting that it’s ...

January 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm by

BBC iPlayer is Now Blocking UK VPN Services

The BBC has decided to restrict access to its iPlayer service if you’re using a VPN in the UK for legitimate privacy concerns. Despite the BBC’s bizarre reasoning, ...

October 16, 2015 at 6:30 pm by

EU Commisioner Wants to Abolish Geoblocking

Geoblocking of content is still one of the biggest issues when it comes to obtaining your media legally. You want to pay for it, but you’re not allowed to and everyone ...

March 2, 2015 at 4:58 pm by

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