Trying to watch your favorite shows on TV Tokyo or get into your Japanese online bank account can be difficult when you’re outside Japan. Many websites track your IP address and may block your access if that IP says you’re accessing the site from abroad. It’s a process called geoblocking, and to get around it, you...
Streaming shows on ΣΚΑΪ (Skai) TV Live or following the latest stories on Achaia News can be difficult if you’re not in Greece. These and many other Greek websites could detect your foreign IP address and deny you access. You might also find that you can’t use your Greek bank accounts, which is a big problem if you have...
If you’re outside Germany, you might have trouble watching shows on ZDF or Das Erste. Websites read your IP address to determine where you’re browsing from. If they don’t see a German IP, some sites limit or block your access. With a foreign IP, you could even be locked out of your German bank account. The...
If you want to watch France Télévisions or French Netflix from outside France, you will need to change your IP address. With an IP address in France, you can bypass the filters websites use to stop users outside the country from accessing TV series, music, films, local social networks, and even their bank accounts. These filters...
Trying to access websites in Denmark from another country can be a headache. Many Danish websites read your foreign IP address and block content that is restricted to users within the country. With this geoblocking in place, you might not be able to stream DR TV to watch the latest episode of Borgen or Bedrag. You might also have...
If you’re having trouble accessing Canadian web content from outside the country, your IP address is causing the problem. Streaming services, news sites, social networks, and online banks all check your IP. Some of them only give full access to users in Canada. A Canadian IP address is your ticket to full access to CTV, Canadian...
Trying to access Brazilian websites from outside the country can be tough. You can’t get into Netflix Brasil or watch local soccer on BandSports. You might even have problems accessing your online bank account. Websites in Brazil use your IP address to decide what content you can see. If you have a foreign IP address, you’ll be blocked...
If you are looking for a safe, cheap, and reliable way to talk to and message your friends and family, then a VoIP service is your answer. VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) services, such as Viber, are the perfect alternative to costly or intermittent phone services. Viber also uses end-to-end encryption, meaning that not only...
Although Portugal is one of the more open-minded countries when it comes to digital privacy, a VPN can help you experience the Internet there with zero hurdles — whether you’re a permanent resident or simply visiting. There are a few reasons for that. We’ll explain them shortly, but here’s a summary: if you’re an avid...
The Iranian government has a complete grip over internet freedom in Iran. Whether you’re a resident or a tourist, accessing “unacceptable” content or posting anti-government comments can even land you in jail. And that’s not all. Iran also blocks access to social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, so that Iranian citizens cannot access...