How to Avoid Geo-Blocking

Since the advent of GDPR, there is growing attention regarding the technology of geo-blocking. Geo-blocking, short for geographic blocking, allows websites and online services to restrict access based on the user’s physical location. There are a number of reasons that a website or service might want to limit access to users from specific regions, but usually these decisions are rooted in legal concerns. How Geo-Blocking Works There are a couple of different ways that websites can determine a user’s location for geo-blocking. Usually, they block IP addresses from particular regions. Whenever a device connects to the internet, it is...

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