The BBC started blocking internet users from outside of the UK from accessing iPlayer. According to Torrentfreak, there are many reports from VPN users who can no longer access BBC iPlayer from several popular VPN services.
BBC iPlayer is an internet streaming catchup TV service for people in the United Kingdom and abroad. The service is available for a wide range of devices – phones, smartphones, laptops and PCs. According to BBC report, iPlayer is watched by more than 65 million people using VPN. 38 million people – are users from China. After the blocking, the most users see the following notice instead:
Many VPN users are not happy with the change.
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