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Netflix VPN detection - actual engineer needed



Mark,

That would be bad.

At least in my case.

My addresses (192.159.10.0/24, 192.124.40.0/23, 2620:0:930::/48) are not from a known residential ISP or mobile ISP.

However, they are within my household and nowhere else. There?s no valid reason for Netflix to block them. They are not a server or proxy host.
They are not being used to subvert geo-fencing. They?re just my home addresses that I have had for many years and use in order to have
stable addressing across provider changes.

Owen

> On Jun 7, 2016, at 9:21 AM, Mark Felder <feld at feld.me> wrote:
> 
> 
>> On Jun 6, 2016, at 22:25, Spencer Ryan <sryan at arbor.net> wrote:
>> 
>> The tunnelbroker service acts exactly like a VPN. It allows you, from any
>> arbitrary location in the world with an IPv4 address, to bring traffic out
>> via one of HE's 4 POP's, while completely masking your actual location.
>> 
> 
> Perhaps Netflix should automatically block any connection that's not from a known residential ISP or mobile ISP as anything else could be a server someone is proxying through. It's very easy to get these subnets -- the spam filtering folks have these subnets well documented. /s
> 
> --
>  Mark Felder
>  feld at feld.me
>