Netflix says it’ll block VPN users, but the providers don’t think so

January 19, 2016
Aaron Polmeer

By Bryan Clark


Last week, Netflix announced it planned to stop users from accessing the service through proxies. Of course, Netflix is also aiming to provide its full catalog world-wide as opposed to adhering to current geo-specific content regulations, so the move appears to be largely symbolic and nothing more than an attempt to appease content owners. While it’s likely that Netflix will block some proxy users, the fight is one the streaming service doesn’t really seem like it wants to win. Netflix, afterall, is caught in an in-between state of having to rely on content owners for titles while appeasing users for revenue. A public…

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