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uFlix responds to Netflix VPN crackdown, promptly releases fix

Two days after announcing Netflix VPN crackdown was affecting its users, uFlix releases fix

Sean Ridgeley | Jan 22, 2016 at 6:04 pm CST (0 mins, 27 secs time to read)

Last week Netflix announced it would be cracking down on users employing VPNs to get around the company's geographic restrictions, and has since made good on that promise. However, VPN provider uFlix has demonstrated how futile those efforts may be, releasing a fix just days after informing its users they were affected by the new measures.

uFlix responds to Netflix VPN crackdown, promptly releases fix | TweakTown.com

Before its announcement, Netflix chief product officer Neil Hunt stated at this year's CES that going after VPN providers was "likely to always be a cat-and-mouse game."

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