Here’s some Netflix news nobody wants to read. In an open letter to customers, Netflix Vice President of Content Delivery Architecture, David Fullagar, has revealed that the entertainment streaming service is to begin cracking down on users to make use of proxies or “unblockers” to access content from other Netflix regions.
It’s common knowledge that Netflix shows different content depending on your location in the world due to licencing agreements. This may mean that a show that’s available in the United States, won’t necessarily be available in the UK. In order to watch said content though, users can use VPNs which trick the service into thinking you’re located in that country.
In the letter Fulgar wrote:
We are making progress in licensing content across the world and, as of last week, now offer the Netflix service in 190 countries, but we have a ways to go before we can offer people the same films and TV series everywhere.
Those not using proxies or unblockers have nothing to worry about Fullgar assures. These updates are set to roll out in the “coming weeks”.