Copyright Holders Want Netflix to Ban VPN Users

If copyright holders get their way it will soon be impossible to access Netflix though a VPN service. The entertainment industry companies are calling for a ban on privacy services as that opens the door to foreign pirates. […] At the same time, however, these legal options invite people from other countries where the legal services are more limited. This is also the case in Australia where up to 200,000 people are estimated to use the U.S. version of Netflix. […] Hulu a few months ago […] started to block visitors who access the site through a VPN service. This blockade also applies to hundreds of thousands of U.S. citizens. […] It seems that VPNs are increasingly attracting the attention of copyright holders. Just a week ago BBC Worldwide argued that ISPs should monitor VPN users for excessive bandwidth use, assuming they would then be pirates. – Ernesto,TorrentFreak
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