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Topic # 161822 20-Jan-2015 23:21
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All my Netflix apps suddenly stopped working tonight. My Roku 3, Roku streaming stick, Xbox One, PS4, all of it. My wife was watching a show, when it ended the next episode failed to play. I reloaded the app and it would not even reach the home screen, just a error telling me I can't log in. Then tried all the other devices and get the same result. The only thing that works is the website, which I don't want to use seeing as I just spent heaps of $$ on the Roku devices for the bedroom and lounge.

My internet is with MyRepublic and I am using their smart DNS settings. I have routed google DNS 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 on the Roku devices through my Asus RT-N56U modem.

I have reset the modem and all my device's, and logged netflix out of all devices from the website. Still nothing.

Is anyone else having trouble, or is it working for you?

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  Reply # 1218725 20-Jan-2015 23:46
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Netflix just stalling on the loading screen on my samsung bluray player on snap with unotelly.

Not sure if I have the google DNSs blocked or not at the moment since I have had so many issues with the router.

edit:

Ok, its now asking who I am after a VERY long time loading.....

And now not showing all the cover art properly but I can move the cursor around.

Somethings not 100% with it. Was perfect last night when I accidentally re-watched robocop.




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  Reply # 1218730 20-Jan-2015 23:53
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I had that exact same thing l on my xbox one when I tested it tonight, when I tired to reload it if wouldn't work at all.

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  Reply # 1218731 20-Jan-2015 23:55
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Rebooted the bluray player and its working fine now. Accidentally started watching the croods in the background now.




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  Reply # 1219076 21-Jan-2015 13:37
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factory reset of the modem today, still nothing. How do that go from working fine one minute, to completely bricked the next, without a change of settings a all!?

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  Reply # 1219080 21-Jan-2015 13:41
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It is working for me using a Roku 3 and unblock-us.

Unblock-us offer a free trial and don't even ask for a credit card, you could sign up for the free test if you wanted to prove it wasn't a myrepublic DNS problem.



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  Reply # 1219116 21-Jan-2015 13:59
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I just got some more information from MyRepublic, they told me netflix have made a move to block there unblocking service. Netflix have made a change in their end, MR are investigating a fix. It happened last night.

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  Reply # 1219152 21-Jan-2015 14:31
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*Me keeps quiet about my provider...*



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  Reply # 1219155 21-Jan-2015 14:35
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I'm not surprised I guess, MyRepublic was named on a few big USA websites in the recent stories about netflix clamping down on out of region users. I just signed up for unblock us in the meantime. Worked straight away. Easy as. Question, I had to set unblock us dns at the modem to get around roku hard coded google dns and route them. Will this effect internet speeds?

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  Reply # 1219156 21-Jan-2015 14:36
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possibly relevant/related

http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/netflix-sends-cease-and-desist-letter-to-virtual-border-hopping-service/53321

"Netflix Inc. has sent a cease and desist letter to a paid service that allows users to bypass Netflix’s geographic restrictions and access movies and television shows they wouldn’t normally be allowed to see.

 

The service, Turboflix.com, is being run by Turbo VPN Inc. and is the new venture of Ontario-based entrepreneurs that are in the process of shutting down crypto-currency exchange Vault of Satoshi. Vault of Satoshi co-founder Mike Curry told crypto-currency  news site Coindesk in early January that he and his business partner were closing the exchange to focus on Turboflix full-time, because of the rapid growth of the service.

 

But Netflix may want to throw a wrench into those plans. The Los Gatos, Calif.-based company has sent a cease and desist letter to Turboflix “both for mimicking our logo and for promoting ways to circumvent content protections,” Netflix’s director of corporate communications and technology Cliff Edwards tells ITBusiness.ca in an email."

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  Reply # 1219170 21-Jan-2015 14:48
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Thanks Scotty1986, I thought is was at their end, I have experienced exactly the same problem in the last few days, Roku 3 and iPad.
Spoken with My Republic twice, the guy didn't know about any problems, said he would pass it onto next level tech, and get back to me, still waiting.
I tried my Unblockus settings, and it works again, but the whole idea of going with My Republic was so I could stop using Unblockus.

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  Reply # 1219176 21-Jan-2015 14:51
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I hope they leave UnoTelly alone.

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  Reply # 1219178 21-Jan-2015 14:54
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Northern: Thanks Scotty1986, I thought is was at their end, I have experienced exactly the same problem in the last few days, Roku 3 and iPad.
Spoken with My Republic twice, the guy didn't know about any problems, said he would pass it onto next level tech, and get back to me, still waiting.
I tried my Unblockus settings, and it works again, but the whole idea of going with My Republic was so I could stop using Unblockus.


so you moved to a totally untested, newly launched, ISP to save yourself (potentially) $5 per month on a service?  That seems.... bizarre.

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  Reply # 1219190 21-Jan-2015 15:04
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NonprayingMantis: possibly relevant/related

http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/netflix-sends-cease-and-desist-letter-to-virtual-border-hopping-service/53321

"Netflix Inc. has sent a cease and desist letter to a paid service that allows users to bypass Netflix’s geographic restrictions and access movies and television shows they wouldn’t normally be allowed to see. The service, Turboflix.com, is being run by Turbo VPN Inc. and is the new venture of Ontario-based entrepreneurs that are in the process of shutting down crypto-currency exchange Vault of Satoshi. Vault of Satoshi co-founder Mike Curry told crypto-currency  news site Coindesk in early January that he and his business partner were closing the exchange to focus on Turboflix full-time, because of the rapid growth of the service. But Netflix may want to throw a wrench into those plans. The Los Gatos, Calif.-based company has sent a cease and desist letter to Turboflix “both for mimicking our logo and for promoting ways to circumvent content protections,” Netflix’s director of corporate communications and technology Cliff Edwards tells ITBusiness.ca in an email."


I wonder what law is actually being broken (apart from mimicking the Netflix logo).

UnoTelly is also based in Canada..hopefully it's not next.



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  Reply # 1221758 25-Jan-2015 10:44
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MR seems of fixed this now.

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