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NETFLIX CRACKS DOWN ON VPN AND PROXY “PIRATES”

- January 5, 2015 < 1 MIN READ

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. [Source: TorrentFreak.com]

News & Analysis

Geo-blocking does nothing to foster a real globalised economy

- June 27, 2014 3 MIN READ

On June 12th, founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk did something many would have considered crazy. He released the patents his company had as part of his commitment to the open source movement. It’s something we have not talked a lot about in Australia (the OSM), but a topic that will no doubt dominate discussion in the startup ecosystem before too long.