PayPal joins Netflix in fight against unblockers

Sun 7 Feb 10

Online payment processing company confirms it’s pulled the plug on several sites that let New Zealanders access usually geo-blocked offshore services — but as with the Netflix "crackdown," there's an easy workaround.

PARROT TALK: Operations Dil Khosa (above), with Parrot team members meeting at their office plus data from their investigations

Parrot predicts demand for on-demand content

Fri 5 Feb

When the BBC wanted to access global demand for its series Sherlock (the reboot starting Benedict Cumberpatch), it turned to New Zealand start-up Parrot Analytics.

Consumer NZ chief executive Sue Chetwin

Internet service firms hard to contact and difficult to swap

Wed 3 Feb 18

Vodafone and Spark need to smarten up act.

Rod Drury

Sydney Morning Herald ribs Rod Drury over Netflix

Mon 1 Feb 16

Drury responds to cracks about him being "Netflix leading pirate".

A still from the HBO's series Vinyl, produced by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger. Sky has local rights

Sky looks to capitalise on Netflix crackdown with cheeky email campaign

Wed 27 Jan 9

But pay TV broadcaster not counting its chickens.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings

Netflix crackdown hits some New Zealanders

Tue 26 Jan 1

Some on social media go into a blind panic. But as across the Tasman, it seems like limited action ... at least for now. With special feature audio.


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