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How Netflix will block streaming via Proxies and VPN as they go Global
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How Netflix will block streaming via Proxies and VPN as they go Global

Personally, I should have seen this coming when Netflix had  declared that they planned to take over the World, Pinky and the Brain Style as I'd explained in “Netflix expansion to 130 Countries as Global Streaming in 2016”. In a follow-up to the development that should have been labeled “too good to be true” Netflix plans to become a global streaming company comes with a caveat; they have to abide by the rules of regional streaming as required by movie studios and Television stations. So it was a bit shocking when Vice President of content delivery architecture at Netflix, David Fullagar, announced in a blog post on Thursday January 14th 2016 titled “Evolving Proxy Detection as a Global Service” plans to block proxies and VPN (Virtual Private Networks). VPN and Proxies allow i...
Chromebooks get Secure Wi-Fi, VPN and other updates
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Chromebooks get Secure Wi-Fi, VPN and other updates

The Cloud based Chrome OS is aimed at individuals and businesses wishing to free themselves from the high upkeep costs of having Windows or Mac based machines. Everything done in Chrome OS is saved in the clouds and allows users to access their information from anywhere there is an internet connection. Google recently rolled out the first wave of "Chromebooks" - fast, secure and simple laptop computers that have experienced mixed success. Chromebooks have recently been updated to have Secure WiFi (802.1X) and Virtual Private Network (VPN) support as well as the  ability to access virtualized versions of their desktop applications. One of the best things about Chromebooks is that they improve over time with frequent automatic updates. Over the last few months we’ve gotten great fe...