The ins and outs of geoblocking

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Geoblocking has become a controversial topic… The European Commission sees unjustified geoblocking as an impediment to the Digital Single Market, whilst there is a broader perception that it contributes to an undesirable territorial fragmentation of the internet.
The term ‘geoblocking’ can be defined as “a technical means employed by an internet site to detect and refuse incoming requests from particular territories“, but what does this actually mean, in practice, and why does anyone do it?
Graham Smith guides you through the complexities over on DigitalBusiness.Law

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