«A Chinese entrepreneur has been sentenced to 5 ½ years in prison for selling virtual private network service, a government newspaper said, as Beijing tries to stamp out use of technology that evades its internet filters».
En se basant sur des informations comme l’adresse IP de l’internaute, il bloquera l’affichage des contenus concernés par le « droit à l’oubli » pour tous les utilisateurs européens, quelle que soit la version du moteur de recherche qu’ils utilisent.
A cat and mouse game between Netflix and its users over geo-blocked content has begun in Australia. Last week, Netflix announced it would be cracking down on customers who use software to watch content only available outside their own country, blocking proxies and virtual private networks (VPNs).
Ultimately, Netflix wants to remove the need to ever use a VPN by offering a universal catalog to all users worldwide, regardless of their location. But it admitted that it has “a ways to go before we can offer people the same films and TV series everywhere.”