- Publish Date
- Friday, 15 January 2016, 12:49PM
• Many Neflix viewers use 'proxies' to stream content not available locally from the US service.
• Netflix has just launched in India, China and Russia, making the streaming service now available in 190 countries worldwide.
• Netflix now says it's moving to stamp out the use of proxies and unblockers.
Subscribers of video-streaming service provider Netflix will no longer be able to use proxies to watch content not available in their home country.
Subscribers often resort to proxies, or servers that facilitate access to internet content not available locally, to watch Netflix's popular shows such as House of Cards and Orange is the New Black.
"If all of our content were globally available, there wouldn't be a reason for members to use proxies or unblockers," David Fullagar, Netflix's vice president of content delivery architecture, wrote in a blog.
The company said it would clamp down on these proxies or unblockers in a few weeks.
Read the full story at NZ Herald HERE
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