BBC.com – Dato: 20150421
HBO Now users outside US to be ‘cut off’ – BBC.com
Pay TV service HBO is threatening to cut off paying customers of its Now service if they are outside the US.
Cnet.com- Dato: 20150104 –
Netflix VPN access locked down for overseas users
Despite claims from Netflix that it hasn’t changed its policies, overseas residents trying to access the US Netflix service via VPN may soon be locked out. – cnet.com –
torrentfreak.com – Dato: 20150103
NETFLIX CRACKS DOWN ON VPN AND PROXY “PIRATES”
Netflix is starting to block subscribers who access its service using VPN services and other tools that bypass geolocation restrictions. The changes, which may also affect legitimate users, have been requested by the movie studios who want full control over what people can see in their respective countries.
torrentfreak.com – Dato: 20150624
ISPS DUMP VPN AFTER LEGAL THREATS FROM BIG MEDIA
Providers who defied TV company demands to switch off their VPN services have caved in following legal threats. CallPlus and Bypass Network Services faced action from media giants including Sky and TVNZ for allowing their customers to access geo-restricted content. Their ‘Global Mode’ services will be terminated by September 1.
engadget.com – Dato: 20140426
Hulu attempts to block international viewers who use VPNs
It’s no secret that many use virtual private networks (VPN) to dodge Hulu’s ban on TV streaming outside of the US, and the company is now clamping down on these surreptitious international viewers. TorrentFreak reports that Hulu has started blocking anyone trying to access its service from commonly used VPN services, whether or not they’re stateside. If you’re from the US, you’re told to “disable your anonymizer.” We’ve reached out to Hulu for its official response, but there’s no doubt that it’s giving foreigners the boot.
cnet.com – Dato: 20140917
Rights holders move to block Australian access to US Netflix
More than a quarter of Australian media subscribers use Netflix through VPNs, but that may soon change as local rights holders move to have the US version of the service blocked.
torrentfreak.com – Dato: 20150617
NETFLIX VPN PROBLEM? LEAVE CONSUMERS ALONE, AUSSIE MINISTER SAYS
As Australia’s site blocking Bill took a step closer to becoming law yesterday, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull made it extra clear that VPN use won’t be a problem under the legislation. Ordering “the big boys” to sort out the VPN issue between themselves, Turnbull told rightsholders to leave consumers alone.