Netflix is obstructing Australian customers who entry US content material
Final week, Netflix stated it will be bringing down the hammer on individuals who use VPNs (or different comparable means) to entry geo-restricted content material. And, by the seems to be of it, the streaming titan is not losing any time. In line with uFlix, a paid service that lets anybody in Australia change their IP tackle and DNS settings for leisure functions, Netflix has began blocking customers from viewing its US-solely movies. “You appear to be utilizing an unblocker or proxy. Please flip off any of those providers and check out once more,” Netflix reportedly informed some Australian clients.
The blockade appears to solely be affecting a number of customers presently, uFlix expressed in a weblog submit, noting that it expects this quantity to extend within the close to future. “We’re engaged on an answer to get round these new measures and apologize for the inconvenience to those that are at present solely getting Australian Netflix,” uFlix added.
Whereas this will solely be occurring in Australia proper now, it will not be lengthy earlier than Netflix expands these practices elsewhere. At this level, it isn’t a matter of if, however when — particularly with the corporate’s just lately established dedication to fixing its situation with unblockers.
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