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Netflix VPN detection - actual engineer needed



On Mon, 6 Jun 2016, Matthew Huff wrote:

> You can argue about the content provides business model all you want, 
> but Netflix has to do what they are doing. They aren't blocking IPv6 
> users, they are blocking users that are using VPNs and/or tunnels since 
> their currently is no practical way of providing GEOIP information about 
> that users that the content providers require.

See my earlier email.

My billing address is in Sweden. My IPv4 address GEOIPs to Sweden. My IPv6 
tunnel GEOIPs to Sweden. I am not trying to circumvent ANYTHING, I am 
trying to watch content available to swedish users.

Still, Netflix is blocking my HE IPv6 tunnel, it seems mostly just 
lazy-blocking all HE prefixes instead of actually writing some intelligent 
code to try to find the people that are trying to circumvent the 
geographical limitations imposed by content owners.

-- 
Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se