International access

If you live in the US and access your Netflix from an ISP from your hotel room in England, some movies are blocked, for licensing reasons, among others.  But you can set things up so Netflix thinks you’re accessing from Virginia.

Video Streaming Geo-Blocking Is Getting a Workaround,” Wall Street Journal, April 17, 2015 B4.  How to get around geo-blocking.

If you want to limit your customers’ access to your information depending on where they are, can your customers circumvent those limits?  Does that make your information more or less valuable?  To whom?  Is it legal?

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