Why Netflix is Blocking VPNs and What Users are Doing About It

Adam Luehrs In the News

For the many viewers who watch Netflix using a virtual private network (VPN), trying to access the service had brought nothing but frustration since January when the company announced it was cracking down on people who use VPNs to stream content outside their regions. The block has brought lots of backlash from users around the world who aren’t happy with the limited content offered in their areas. Why the Ban? Using any method to access regional shows from another location has always been against the Netflix terms of service, but …