Non-US Outlander Fans: To VPN or Not to VPN?

Have you watched the first episode of Outlander? If not, here is an amazing post of how you can.

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Starz is making episode 1 of Outlander, “Sassenach,” available to US residents free for a limited time (until Aug 31st?).

But what if you’re not a US resident?

 “One of the great ironies of the Internet is that it is meant to connect everyone together and break down barriers, but at the same time media companies erect location-based barriers around their properties. This practice is known as geo-blocking…To some people however, these constant attempts by the media industry to segregate users according to geographic location seems unfair. The way around this issue is to use a VPN (which stands for Virtual Private Network) program, such as TunnelBear.

Basically what a VPN does is provide you with a temporary new IP address, which…

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