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Netflix is Already Blocking US Content Streamed Via VPN in Australia

Earlier this month, Netflix announced that it was cracking down on VPNs and proxies used to access video in other countries. It wasn’t an empty threat: the company has started blocking US content that’s accessed that way from Australia. Read More >>

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Damn, Netflix Is Cracking Down on VPNs and Proxies 

If you use a proxy to access another country’s version of Netflix, you may be screwed. Up until now, the streaming service hasn’t been good at stopping them—but that’s about to change. Read More >>

piracy
UK ISPs Now Secretly Blocking Pirate Bay Proxies Without Court Approval

The official public list of blacklisted torrent sites is rather short, but it would appear to be secretly growing thanks to ISPs adding some Pirate Bay proxy sites to the banned list without being forced to do so by the courts. Read More >>

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Pirate Bay Proxy Site Added to UK Ban List Seemingly Without Authority

We think we know the names of the sites banned for offering access to the Bay's masses of torrent files, but it would appear some additional proxy sites are on the blacklist that we haven't been told about. Read More >>

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Google Blocks the Blockers as Android Advertising War Turns Nasty

One of the minor little tweaks sneaked out as part of Google's recent Android 4.2.2 release and the 4.1.2 update has nuked a popular mobile ad-blocking solution, with Android Adblock Plus now pretty much useless by default on phones and tablets. Read More >>

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BPI Makes it Personal — Threatens Pirate Party Members Over TPB Link

The saga of the BPI's battle to get the Pirate Party to removes its Pirate Bay proxy link has taken a nasty turn, with the BPI threatening to hold individual members of the Pirate Party responsible for crimes against copyright. Read More >>

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BPI Gets Serious Over Pirate Party Bay Proxy — Maybe Sending a LETTER

The British Phonographic Industry is turning up the heat on the Pirate Party over its continued hosting of a Pirate Bay proxy, and is said to be following up last week's friendly email with a more stern letter. What next? A explicit fax? Read More >>