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How to Access Geo-Restricted Content of Websites like Netflix?

Hi, i hope you can help with this problem. I want to watch a TV show on Netflix that I have watched half of its season in USA. But just fail and always send a message saying “Sorry, Netflix is not available in your country yet. Enter your email & we’ll let you know when Netflix is available.” It is annoying, my Internet connection is good, I am sure there is no problem with my computer and Netflix account. I am in China having a meeting with our business partner. Everything was perfectly good when I was still in USA two days ago. What is happening? Why does it present the error all the time? Can you please help me with it?

Hey, I am from UK and now in China for sightseeing with my families. I am trying to play the BBC iPlayer, but it apparently there is a problem taking place. I can’t get run the service as I could in UK. I have no idea what is going on. I have tried using different devices like my Mac computer, iPhone, even the android phone of my Chinese friend. It is the same problem. Please help me! I am tired and don’t know what to do. Much appreciated!

More Information about Geo-restriction or Geo-blocking.

Geo-restriction or geo-blocking is defined as the practice of a content protection technology to restrict access to different content according to the geographical location of the user. Services or websites with geo-restriction or geo-blocking policy like Netflix are applying certain geolocation techniques to calculate the user’s location. They may have established a database or list against which the user’s IP is checked and identified. The outcome of the check decides which content you are allowed to access and which content you are restricted from reaching.

For example, if your IP is recognized as from China, you are not allowed to access anything on Netflix; you will receive a similar message saying “Sorry, Netflix is not available in your country yet. Enter your email & we’ll let you know when Netflix is available.” when you try to watch Netflix from China. And in India, it is reported only part of the whole content of Netflix can be accessed by the Indian users. A TV show produced in USA may not be available on India market because of copyright and licensing issue.

Apart from Netflix, many other services or websites are also practicing geo-restriction or geo-blocking to restrict access to their content. Such services as Hulu, HBO, USA Network, ABC, BBC iPlayer, Spotify, Deezer, WWE, Star Sports, Sky Italia, etc. are all included in the list. HBO now is a service that can be accessed only from United States. The service can’t be reached from outside USA because different licensed broadcasters in different countries may replace the original content with their own, similar service to make it more successful or make more profits. Geo-restriction or geo-blocking can be used to restrict access to quality TV shows, movies, music and any other multimedia content on the Internet, filter malicious traffic, enforce price discrimination, etc.

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Published by Sarah Poehler | How to Guides

How to Use Popcorn Time in China?

I was wondering if anyone has experience using Popcorn Time here. I got problem in using Popcorn Time here in China. Somehow, I can’t load it. I have no idea what’s going on here. By the way, I could use it on the same device in my country. Now I can’t use Popcorn Time in China. Any suggestion?

What is Popcorn Time?

Popcorn Time is a platform which streams movies and TV shows from torrents for users. Users can watch various movies and TV shows for free on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android device. The best versions of movie or TV show are available in the catalogue. You can have the excellent experience as long as long you have proper internet connection. Some Popcorn Time users say, “It lets you access just about everything on the internet.” It operates very effectively with the help of BitTorrent protocol. You can upload and download large files in an easier way which won’t take much time. Also, Popcorn Time’s story is one of the most fantastic ones. Its team operates without funding. However, it is a great platform with awesome torrent site and media player all in one that allows you to gather up your favorite content and watch it. It has been very popular all over the world.
Unfortunately, Popcorn Time is banned in China. It does not have support for Chinese subtitles at the moment. Like most other sites based around torrenting, Popcorn Time catches a bit of controversy. In some countries like China and United Arab Emirates, Popcorn Time is deemed inappropriate, politically sensitive, or otherwise disruptive to society. If you live in China, the Great Firewall of China will not allow you use it with the public network that all people use to access the Internet. How do servers find out you are living in those countries? The servers can figure out your rough location according to your IP address. When you visit a website, it can read your IP. Therefore, your connection to Popcorn Time is blocked once your Chinese IP is detected. Does that mean it is impossible to use Popcorn Time in China? No. You still can use it in China. However, you need extra help. You need a VPN to help you overcome the Geo-Restrictions. Read the rest of this post »


Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on May 26, 2017 12:59 pm | How to Guides

How to Remove Bitcoin Virus (Ransomware Removal Guide)

Please help. My data was encrypted by the Bitcoin virus, I believe. Now all of them have an extra file extension – .crypt, which goes after the original one. I got a note. It says, “All files including videos, photos and documents on your computer are encrypted by Crypto Software. In order to decrypt the files, I have to pay $ 300 worth of bitcoin. What do I do? Is there a way to restore my files? Should I pay $ 300? How to remove the Bitcoin virus? Need your suggestions.

Brief Information of Bitcoin Virus

broke out on a Friday and waited to attack thousands of computers on the next Monday. Indeed, lots of computers had been attacked when users turned on their computer to start working. Most of the victims were working in school companies where many computers worked together. It was because that was very convenient for the hackers to spread Bitcoin virus. Once one computer was infected, the other ones would be compromised soon. Besides, files of school and companies are pretty important and worth money. Therefore, that was considered as an effective way to spread virus and collect illegal money. The Bitcoin virus is very nasty. It encrypts your videos, photos, music, document and other important files and demands an amount of $ 300 via bitcoin currency. Do not pay the ransom. You should not trust the criminals. They only care about money. They may just take your money away and leave the files encrypted. The bitcoin virus will stay on your computer and keep encrypt more files you store on it. Read the rest of this post »


Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on May 25, 2017 8:47 am | How to Guides

How to Remove “Your browser is heavily damage by (4) virus” Scam Popup?

Please help me! The “Your browser is heavily damage by (4) virus” thing is on my Apple iPhone. It is annoying and scaring. But i have no idea how to delete it. There is Google logo on the page, sayig my iPhone is heavily damaged and my SIM card and contacts, photos and so on will be corrupted. Is it real? It also offer instructions to repair it. Is it safe to follow the instructions? How can i get rid of this horrible warning and fix my iPhone?

Learn More about the “Your browser is heavily damage by (4) virus”

The “Your browser is heavily damage by (4) virus” alert is the result of a piece of rogue program being downloaded and installed unexpectedly on your system. The statement is fake and false. It is nothing but a trick plotted by hackers or cyber criminals to rip the victims off. They use the scaring message to trick users into downloading and installing their programs and then requiring the victims to pay money to remove non-existent viruses from your device. The warning may look real as it takes over your browser and bring suspicious ads to your device. Furthermore, it is really a tough job for victims to get off the alertl The message never stops popping up until the malware behind it is completely deleted. Read the rest of this post »


Published by Matt Johnston | How to Guides

The Best Way to Access YouTube in China

Hi. I am going to China for a trip. I heard that the Chinese food and traditional festivals are fabulous. I am looking forward to share some videos on YouTube to my friends. However, I heard that YouTube is blocked in China as well as Facebook and Google. They are my daily used applications. That will be awful if I can’t use them during my trip. Is there any way to access YouTube in China? What’s the best way to access YouTube in China?

Can’t Access YouTube in China?

YouTube is one of the most famous videos platforms where subscribers can watch and post various videos. You can find your favorites TV series that are not available on other websites. You are allowed to share amazing videos with your friends anytime. However, YouTube is blocked in China. It had been considered as a harmful application since the 2009 riots. The Great Firewall of China does not allow users in China to access YouTube. Once your Chinese IP had been detected, your connection to YouTube will be blocked.
Luckily, there is still hope. VPNs, proxy sites, torrents and the TOR browser will help you access YouTube in China. So, which one of them is the best way to access YouTube in China? It is the VPN. Surely, proxy sites, torrents and the TOR browser are able to help you access the blocked websites in China. However, the proxy sites are easily detected and blocked the Great Firewall of China. Regarding the torrents, it works slowly. That is too bad for watching videos on YouTube. Besides, torrents are illegal in some countries. You have to be cautious. When come to the TOR browser, it is too slow for viewing videos. That can be very irritating to use YouTube on TOR browser. However, VPN is a fast, stable and secure way to access YouTube in China. Read the rest of this post »


Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on May 21, 2017 3:16 pm | How to Guides

How to Use Snapchat in China?

I have the Snapchat app on my phone, but, as it is blocked in China I can’t use it.Is there any way to use Snapchat in China?

Brief Information of Snapchat

Snapchat is an application for text and video chats, images sharing, and multimedia with millions of users worldwide. It is different from other chat platform. For example, you are broadcasting to the world if you post something on Facebook. When you share a photo or video on Snapchat, you’re sharing a moment with chosen friends. This is a much more personal experience.  You don’t need to think if the pictures or videos you share are good enough because everything on Snapchat is temporary and exists for only a moment in time, reducing inhibition to share. They  are self-destructed after a few minutes of the addressee watching or reading. However, the bad news is Snapchat is blocked in China. You can’t access it with the regular network. You need extra help to use Snapchat in China. That is a VPN which helps you overcome the Great Firewall of China. Read the rest of this post »


Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on May 20, 2017 4:10 pm | How to Guides

What to do if You Download Something and the FBI Charges You 500$?

What to do if you download something and the FBI charges you 500$? My Samsung Galaxy S8 got locked with a pop up that says the FBI cyber crime department data center saying I was on an illegal website with child pornography which is definitely not the case. I was trying to download apk pure app something I’ve used on other phones in the past. It says I need to pay $500 dollars in 48 hours on a OneVanilla card. What do I do cause this is not right I wasn’t even on a porn site and definitely wouldn’t be on child pornography. It took my picture, and personal information out of my phone

FBI charges You $ 500 for Illegal Child Pornography? Is it Real?

Will FBI charge you $ 500 for something like app and video you download off the Internet via a popup on phone? Will FBI supervise you while viewing pornographic? Will you be fined by FBI for watching porn? The answers are Nos. As long as you don’t download something illegally which violates copyright or other related laws, you will not be fined by the FBI. Besides, the FBI will not collect a fine via a popup on phone or computer. They will come to your directly if you did something illegal. Hence, The FBI warning popup on your device is fake. It is not sent from the FBI, but the hackers instead. In fact, it is a virus which the hackers use to swindle money out of innocent users. The hackers spread the FBI warning virus widely throughout the world to attack all kind of devices. The FBI warning virus blocks users’ device and requires a fine. This is why we also call it ransomware. After studying on this virus, computer experts classify it into the dangerous threats. It is harmful to devices as well as users’ personal data. If your device has been locked by the FBI warning virus, remove the evil virus off your device as soon as possible. Do not allow it to ruin your device or steal your information. Read the rest of this post »


Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on May 19, 2017 3:25 am | How to Guides

The Best Way to Unblock Telegram in China.

Hello, i need your help! i have trouble using Telegram now. I can’t turn on it on any device. I even tried many times using the phone of my Chinese partners, checked the internet connection, confirmed my Telegram account with the company, everything is good, but why i just fail to use it? This problem is annoying and weird. Everything was good in my country two days ago. Please help me fix it.

More Information about Telegram.

Telegram is a free instant messaging platform where you can send and receive messages, photos,stickers,video clips, audio and all kinds of files with your friends or families. There are different Telegram clients for different systems. You can use the service on Android, iOS, Whindows Phone, Windows, Ubuntu Touch, Linux and MacOS. The most important feature of the Telegram service different from other services is it allows secret chats.Message sent within a secret chat are encrypted with the service’s MTProto protocol. It is a client-to-client encryption. Messages can be accessed only on designated sending or receiving devices. What is more, within secret chats, you choose to remove the messages any time you want or set it to be self-destruct. All these measures make Telegram a secure and reliable instant messager and stand out among so many instant messaging services. Although the service has atrracted many users all over the world and become one of the most well-known service in the industry, users, residents or visitors, can’t use Telegram in China because it is blocked by the Chinese government using GFW.

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Published by Sarah Poehler & last modified on May 26, 2017 1:40 am | How to Guides

Samsung Phone is Locked by Fake FBI Headquarters Virus for Suspicious Files Detection?-How to Unlock?

So, what have I done? I have been fined $ 500. This morning, I was looking for interesting videos on a website. Then, as soon as I clicked on one of their videos to watch, my phone got locked up by this FBI message saying that they locked my phone because they found some suspicious files and attendance of forbidden pornographic sites on my phone or something like that. They say I am a criminal subject. I have to pay them 500 dollars. What should I do to unlock my phone and clear me? Please help. I am scared.

Phone is Locked by Fake FBI Headquarters Virus for Suspicious Files Detection?-How to Unlock?

Is your phone locked by a FBI Headquarters warning? Are you being fined $ 500 for suspicious files and illegal actions on phone while you didn’t do anything like that? What do you do to fix the problem? In this article, what on earth it is and how to unlock your phone from the fake FBI Headquarters virus.
First, the FBI Headquarters warning is fake. Though it states that it is from the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI Headquarters and Washington DC Department, UAS etc., its real owners are the hackers. They make use of fake police warning to swindle money out of users with the help of nasty viruses.
The fake FBI Headquarters virus has been categorized as a hazardous group of ransomware as it blocks devices and demands a fine to unlock. The cyber criminals release this evil virus to attack various mobile device and computers all over the world. Once installed on the targeted device, the fake FBI Headquarters virus blocks your device immediately. Some victims told that the FBI warning appeared suddenly and quickly when they were browsing or watching videos. The virus was installed so fast that you didn’t have time to react. Read the rest of this post »


Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on May 15, 2017 5:23 pm | How to Guides

Best Way to Access Line in China

Hey. I am trying to use Line in China. I met a girl who came from Japan last week. We both like Gong Fu and have many things in common. We used to text each other. Today, she asked me if I have a Line account. Then, I tried to use Line app. Somehow, I can’t load it. Please tell me the best way to access Line in China. I really want to chat with her on Line. Thank you.

Introduction to Line and Reasons Why Line is Blocked in China

Line is a free app for users to have instant communications on electronic devices, which is really famous among the countries of the East Asia. However, you can’t access this app if you’re in China. It is because both the great firewall and the Line cooperation have blocked it from being employed in China. However, it doesn’t mean that Line is not famous in China. It is one of those companies who have taken over the most of the Chinese local markets with their character soft toys, t-shirts imprinted with these characters and much more. The CEO of the Line Corporation has stated that the cute characters of the Line chat app are completely perfect to reside in Chinese market.
So, why Line is blocked in China? After the riots of 2009, China has blocked almost every social media app like Line that is most prevalent around the globe. These social media apps were considered to be the main reason behind the intense view that was taken by the riots in 2009. The great Firewall of China has blocked almost every social media and chat app from other counties which include Facebook, Twitter, Line, Instagram, etc. because the government thinks that this app can have the adverse impact on the society. Hence, even today you won’t be able to access Line and other similar social media apps in China. Read the rest of this post »


Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last modified on May 15, 2017 1:46 am | How to Guides

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