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Submitted by tvslave 1311d ago | review

How to Get American Netflix in Canada: USVideo Review

The Review Crew - Many Canadians were extremely excited this fall when Netflix finally launched its service north of the border. Hundreds of thousands jumped online, signed up and sat back to watch streaming movies on their TV. Then they realized…the selection was abysmal. Basic Instinct, The Blair Witch Project and Open Water were some of the best movies under new releases. No word of a lie. And while selection has somewhat improved, Canadian content providers are standing in the way of Netflix acquiring rights for better content.

Netflix tracks its users’ IP address to see which service you get access to. If you live in Canada and have a Canadian IP address, you automatically get the limited Canadian Netflix service. By law, Netflix can’t allow Canadians to get its American service because Netflix doesn’t have the rights to stream certain movies or TV shows in Canada. Of course there is a way around this if you know what you are doing. Which raises the question…How do you get A... (Netflix, Services, Software, Video) 8/10

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