While residents and visitors to Hong Kong enjoy a largely free and uncensored internet, the territory’s freedoms and autonomy have come under threat recently, leading Hong Kong to be rated as “partly free” in the 2019 Freedom in the World annual report by Freedom House. With a dark shadow hanging over Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms,...
Hip Hop fans will be delighted to know that The Defiant Ones is now streaming on Netflix. However, it is currently only available on Netflix UK and Netflix Japan. This means that if you are outside the UK or Japan, The Defiant Ones won’t show up in your Netflix catalog. Netflix places geo-restrictions on its...
How frustrating is it to have video ads, pop-ups, and banners clog up your screen when you’re trying to watch YouTube, torrent some files, or even read the news? These interruptions are annoying, but they can also compromise your privacy and security. That’s because these intrusions can contain adware, malware, and trackers. Many can deliver...
HBO Max is finally here! Who can’t wait to get sucked in to HBO Max Originals and every episode of Friends, Game of Thrones, and The Big Bang Theory? But HBO Max is only available to streamers in the US. What do you do if you’re outside of the US? The solution is simple: a...
The seventh and final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars is finally on Disney+. But if you’re not in the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, or the Netherlands. Disney+ geo-restrictions will stop you from watching. No problem. No matter where you are, you can get an IP address from one of these countries, using...
Horror fans can find all their favorite scary movies, terrifying TV shows, and petrifying podcasts in one place with the streaming platform, Shudder. Unfortunately, geographical restrictions mean that only viewers in the US, UK, Canada, and Ireland can access all the creepy content. Shudder may expand in the future, but how can you stream the...
Dying to catch-up on some critically-acclaimed British drama like I May Destroy You or The Luminaries from your visit to Ireland or home on the Emerald Isle? Unfortunately, BBC iPlayer isn’t available in Ireland. Try to open a stream with an Irish IP address, and you’re blocked. But don’t worry– there is an easy solution!...
Install a VPN on your Android TV Box and enjoy content from around the world on your TV. But, how do you know what VPN will work on your Android TV Box and reliably bypass geoblocks? I’ve done the work for you and tested dozens of VPNs to find which premium services are the best...
Instagram Music is an amazing feature, but it is only available in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, France, Canada, and Germany. Outside those countries, you’ll get an error as you’re scrolling through Instagram Stories that says, “Instagram Music isn’t available in your region”. Fortunately, you can bypass these geo-restrictions by changing your virtual...
Plug an Amazon Fire Stick into the HDMI slot of your television and in a flash your TV is transformed into a smart TV. But with many of the apps available through the Amazon Fire Stick, there are geographical restrictions on what content you can access. For example, if you’re outside the US, you’ll be unable...