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...
Whether a citizen of Bahrain or simply a visiting tourist, accessing the full, uncensored internet can seem impossible. The ruling royal family has a firm hand and strict firewall of control over social media content, adult websites, and even some political content it finds objectionable. If you’re planning a trip to Bahrain and you’d like...
Although there is little government surveillance or censorship of the internet in Austria, there are still plenty of threats to your online privacy and plenty of barriers to freely accessing web content from around the world. That means there are plenty of reasons to use a VPN. Corporate geoblocks restrict your access to streaming services....
When you’re outside Bulgaria, you might have trouble accessing TV networks like Nova TV or BNT because of regional restrictions. You could also get blocked from your bank account with the Bulgarian National Bank or United Bulgarian Bank. To bypass these geoblocks and access the Bulgarian content you want, you need to hide your foreign...
It’s not easy to watch VIER online or access your Belgian bank account from outside of Belgium. The problem is that your IP address gives away your foreign location. To reach the content you want, you’ll need a Belgium IP address. With a Belgian IP, you’ll also get Belgian news, Belgium-focused search results on Google,...
If you want to watch Mako or Keshet from outside Israel, you will need to change your IP address to get full access. Some sites and online services are restricted to users in Israel. The problem isn’t limited to streaming sites and TV networks, either. You could also have trouble accessing news sites or using...
It’s frustrating when you can’t stream shows on TenPlay or use your Australian bank accounts from outside the country. The problem is that website restrictions called geoblocks are triggered by your foreign IP address. The secret to gaining full access to Netflix Australia and Nine Wide World of Sports is getting a new IP in Australia. We’ll show...
If you’re outside Venezuela and have financial commitments there, you will have difficulties using your bank accounts or paying bills online. You might also face restrictions on communicating with or sending money to loved ones. Recent government crackdowns on the country’s financial sector make it impossible to access your money in Venezuela without a Venezuelan IP address....
If you’re outside Pakistan, you could have difficulty accessing regional news sites like Dunya or GEO News. You may even be frozen out of your online financial accounts. This happens because certain websites only allow people in Pakistan to view their content. It’s a frustrating system known as geoblocking, but it’s quite easy to get...
If you want to access your Guatemalan bank account or stream Netflix Guatemala from outside the country, you’ll need a Guatemalan IP address. Some websites limit or block your access if you browse from a foreign IP. These geoblocks are frustrating, but you can easily get around them. A virtual private network (VPN) will give...