This is one of the most common issues in India, specially when you are watching Videos with Copyright Content. What it means exactly
- The video has content in it that is copyrighted by Star Sports India.
- Star Sports India has blocked the content, in your country.
- You won’t be able to view the blocked content.
This video contains content from Star Sports India, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds.
Now, The question is how this is done ? How come you tube knows you belong to the country, where this content is blocked ?? The simple answer to all the questions above is, ” If your computer’s IP address falls outside that geographic region, YouTube will display an error saying – Video not available or blocked in your country. ”
Let’s take an example of UK, Some of the BBC videos are not available outside UK. Reason may be ” BBC is funded through a License fee in UK.” Logical reason to block the content outside UK.
How to bypass Regional Filtering of you tube or any other content provider
You tube can only recognize Location based on IP address, and Service Provider. This can be easily done by using a VPN Server. Though, Lot of sites give different solutions, like,
- replace replace the /watch?v= part with /v so ( Not working )
- Use Google Translate Proxy Server ( Not working )
The best ever method is to use VPN server. There are two best VPN servers, like Hotspotshield and Ultrasurf. Both the methods are tried and trusted. We are posting a picture of Unblocked Content, which will clarify the matter.