Now that Netflix is available worldwide in 130 countries, they’re cracking down on users that circumvent geographic resctricions by using proxies that trick Netflix into thinking the user is in a different country. Netflix’s content deals dictate which videos can be viewed from different countries. This is why Australian Netflix customers, for example, only have access to about 10% of the content available to its US subscribers. If you’re using a workaround to view Netflix content limited to a country different from the one that you’re in, you may be cut off in the coming weeks. Those using proxies have already started to see error messages when playing some content, but it appears VPN users are so far unaffected.
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