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Netflix has begun its assault on proxies and VPNs

A couple of weeks back, Netflix formally announced for the first time that it would be actively going after and blocking proxy/VPN services in an effort to stop users getting passed region blocks on content and now, we are starting to see the results of that. Over in Australia, a …

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It looks like UltraHD Blu-rays may ditch region locks

Disc-based DRM has been huge in the entertainment industry, with most DVD’s and Blu-rays coming region locked to specific devices. However, we are moving in to a new realm of 4K/UHD content at the moment, which means new Blu-ray disc technology, which just had region coding removed from its specification sheet. …

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