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Topic # 192292 5-Mar-2016 07:41
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I see that Netflix has started blocking unodns users again this morning. I was using the UK region and I'm now getting a error saying that I appear to be using a proxy service.

Reading the news reveals South Africa users have been having the same issues in the last 24 hours so this must be a roll out by Netflix.

Anybody else having the same issues?




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  Reply # 1510902 10-Mar-2016 20:55
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Yep, last 2 days for me using the PC.


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  Reply # 1523526 31-Mar-2016 19:39
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Oh yeah about 3 weeks now and its really starting to annoy me.  Thinking of switching to Hulu or Prime.


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  Reply # 1523691 1-Apr-2016 08:22
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Yep started last nite on the two DNS services I use..  





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  Reply # 1523693 1-Apr-2016 08:23
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Yep... what gets me is that I'm missing out on things like BBC iPlayer because I have to change my DNS settings back to standard settings to use Netflix.

 

It's a real shame... woner if there are any other "workarounds"?

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1523698 1-Apr-2016 08:33
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I see UnoTelly are using Us Test etc on Dynamo to get around the problem which it does to a very limited extent.  They also seem to have one called UKTest, have you had a look at that?  Sigh, Hulu have changed both the credit card and paypal settings so I cant renew my Hulu account.


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  Reply # 1523732 1-Apr-2016 09:06
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blur:

 

Yep... what gets me is that I'm missing out on things like BBC iPlayer because I have to change my DNS settings back to standard settings to use Netflix.

 

It's a real shame... woner if there are any other "workarounds"?

 

 

 

That's weird - clearly your DNS service works differently to mine (Getflix). Does it provide only one universal "country" setting, rather than one per main VOD service?

 

Whatever "region" I have Netflix set to, it has nil impact on my ability to access BBC iPlayer, Hulu or any other VOD service we access.

 

If your DNS service has such a limitation, it may be worth trialling another; it seems based on other threads here that Getflix is one of those that is giving its subscribers decent information on possible solutions to get around the recent blocking attempts - I had significant issues last weekend, but following the instructions on Getflix's Facebook site, we're up and running again - at least with the US region.




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  Reply # 1523747 1-Apr-2016 09:25
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unoTelly changed the way it works recently and you now no longer get the options that you used to.

 

They really have succumb to pressure from the US (they are a Canadian company I think) despite saying that they wouldn't bend. It's a real shame.

 

 





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  Reply # 1523749 1-Apr-2016 09:27
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SparkyP:

 

Sigh, Hulu have changed both the credit card and paypal settings so I cant renew my Hulu account.

 

 

Try setting up a US iTunes account and subscribing to Hulu with that. If you have a OneSmart card you can use that to pay the iTunes account - make sure you use an Oregon address as that state has no sales tax. If not, there's a company online that you can buy Hulu or iTunes gift cards from with your NZ credit card or Paypal. They buy legit cards, add a small profit margin to them, sell them to you and email you the codes. They've been around for years and I used them with no issue until I realised my OneSmart card was accepted by iTunes and started using that. I can PM you the details if you're interested.





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  Reply # 1523768 1-Apr-2016 09:45
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Worth knowing!  Thanks for that.  I 'll give that a go.  Nothing worse than not being able to watch what you want!  Gets  old fast.


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  Reply # 1523778 1-Apr-2016 10:02
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There have been lengthy debates here about the right or otherwise of services like Netflix to geographically limit access to their catalogues, but I would like to insert a reminder that geo-unblocking has not been found to be illegal in any country I am aware of, even the USA. It is not piracy. It is not against the law. Yet companies like Paypal are ganging up with Netflix and others to 'pressure' geo-unblocking services and drive them out of business. To my mind, this is the worst kind of cartel-like bullying behaviour. If anything should be illegal, it is this.

 

 





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  Reply # 1523832 1-Apr-2016 11:09
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blur:

 

Yep... what gets me is that I'm missing out on things like BBC iPlayer because I have to change my DNS settings back to standard settings to use Netflix.

 

It's a real shame... woner if there are any other "workarounds"?

 

 

 

 

I just changed Untotelly Dynamo region to NZ to access Netflix. BBC iPlayer still works.

 

 

 

Cheers, B.


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  Reply # 1524156 1-Apr-2016 18:17
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Getflix (for Netflix) on USA Test Region works tonight with playing Chuggington....(The things kids watch!)





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  Reply # 1524311 1-Apr-2016 21:38
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 unotelly new dynamo is just for netflix

 

you dont need to change it for other channels

 

BBC iPlayer and 4OD doesn't require any special settings

 

just download the unotelly app to change any other channels


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  Reply # 1529975 11-Apr-2016 11:31
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Does anyone know if UnoVPN is any better?

 

 

 

UnoDNS has been lackluster since the crackdown. I have tried all the US Test servers, each has been working briefly, but it's getting annoying


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  Reply # 1530122 11-Apr-2016 16:33
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Last night i reset modem back to normal, I've all but given up on getting anything other than NZ Netflix at present, will most likely not renew Unotelly as i have precious little use for it now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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