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EU prepares easing of Netflix geoblocking

The European Parliament is finalising legislation which will allow EU residents to access their paid subscriptions for online media – such as video streaming, games and music – whilst visiting other EU countries. It’s a contention that came to a head last summer, when the European Commission accepted compromises offered by Paramount Studios which would… Read More

Android Malware poses as Netflix app

Researchers have discovered a new version of the SpyNote RAT that disguises itself as a legitimate Netflix app to gain access to a device. The malware, once installed, allows a malicious user to control the device, executing commands and accessing personal information. The latest version of the SpyNote Remote Access Trojan (RAT), discovered by researchers at… Read More

Coming soon: New Netflix UI forgets where you were in a video to ‘help’ you

If you’re a Netflix customer, it might surprise you to know that you’re automatically a guinea pig for the streaming giant’s interface experiments. The ‘Test participation’ status of your Netflix account is opt-out, rather than opt-in (and if you do want to opt out, you can do so here). There’s no confirmation regarding how many… Read More

Liberty Global adds Netflix app to 30 countries

International telecommunications and television company Liberty Global announced today that it has entered into a multi-year partnership to deliver Netflix content across its streaming platforms and infrastructure in Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The extension of this scheme follows on from Liberty’s successful roll-out of Netflix in the UK from 2013. The deal does… Read More

EU Paramount/Sky ruling may end geoblocking within Europe

The European Commission announced today that it has accepted compromises offered by Paramount Pictures as remedial measures for anti-trust practices in deals that the company struck with Sky TV in the UK. The deal mandates that viewers outside Britain and Ireland be able to access formerly ‘geoblocked’ Paramount content broadcast by Sky UK. The concession,… Read More

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