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Netflix banning HE tunnels



Sure they are free to do this but it doesn't mean people can't voice their
opinions.

This is almost identical logic that was used in the days of DVD. Users
wanted their content in a different medium, companies failed to invest in
developing a way the new method could be profitable and chose to invest
huge resources chasing down their customers and calling them criminals.

Judging by all the services out there that were profiting on providing
foreign users various methods to access US content, this shows there is a
huge demand for this and people are even willing to pay up every month to a
3rd party on top of their netflix subscription.

So rather than just blocking these people why not just offer them another
price tier with zero or lesser geo restrictions which gives them what they
want?

chris

On Sun, Jun 12, 2016 at 11:10 PM, Seth Mattinen <sethm at rollernet.us> wrote:

> On 6/7/16 4:23 AM, Davide Davini wrote:
>
>> Today I discovered Netflix flagged my IPv6 IP block as "proxy/VPN" and I
>> can't use it if I don't disable the HE tunnel, which is the only way for
>> me to have IPv6 at the moment.
>>
>
>
> This is a rights management issue not a technical one. Netflix is not to
> blame, HE is not to blame. Hate on geolcaotion all you want, but that's
> what the content owners insist upon and Netflix has no choice but to
> disable access from sources that they can't geolocate well enough to make
> the content owners happy.
>
> ~Seth
>