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VPN Blocking

Postby Blue » Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:28 pm

There is a big controversy that has been brewing for some time and has been lightly discussed at the following linked thred; viewtopic.php?f=9&t=75

iastaff has posted a linked story which describes the increasing blocking of VPN providers;
http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/netflix ... -1.3487368

The spear head of this is of course the issue of location. If you're not in our country, you can't access our copyrighted content. Of course the leaders in this blocking movement such as NetFlix, Hulu, and others don't seem to realize that in the modern world people do indeed travel. Granted, the number of those people may be a very small percentage of their subscribers and thus their blocking actions are justified, but the larger issue is that thanks to the internet we are all able to connect across national borders as never before in the history of the world. They just don't seem to be able to grasp that little tid bit.

As iastaff noted, he predicted this 3 years ago and now IAPS is the only network provider in the world that has the solution to this issue. But the problem or the solution is not as simple as you might think.

VPN's used to function in 2 different ways. The first were Govt., University, and private corp. networks and as the technology expanded, the VPN's services to the public were/are mainly provided by Data Centers. These large server farms all around the world are the backbone of the VPN industry today.

So how do websites like NetFlix, Hulu, ect. know to block your connection via a VPN? The answer is both complicated and simple. I will only focus on the simple answer for you.
As the use of VPN's and the Data Centers that supply them grew, so did the number of IP addresses contracted to them. Of course, these addresses are kept in a registered data base. Companies have gotten a hold of the listings of the Data Center IP addresses and this is how they know which IP addresses are from local ISP's and which are from VPN Data Centers.

It's that complicated and simple.

The solution to all of this is IAPS who saw this coming years ago and developed a new type of VPN service, the first of it's kind in the world; the Residential VPN Service. For proprietary reasons I will not go into how the solution works except to say that is it contractual, completely legal, and this is the reason that IAPS services are at a premium to other VPN service providers. Not to mention that IAPS provides a technically complex array of services that to the end user are seemless.

But wouldn't you agree that the increased cost is worth a hassle free connection from anywhere in the world?



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Re: VPN Blocking

Postby Jared » Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:38 pm

Nicely written Blue.

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Re: VPN Blocking

Postby Blue » Wed Mar 16, 2016 3:24 pm

Thx but your development of the Residential VPN Service is what avoids all the hassle.

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Re: VPN Blocking

Postby Jared » Wed Mar 16, 2016 4:29 pm

Thats exactly why I decided to go residential, to avoid these issues.


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