Flow to block out pirates?

Flow to block out pirates?

SOME BARBADIANS had a torrid time media streaming this past week. Others are likely to experience similar frustration in the coming days. They all are watching programming illegally on North American television channels.

Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Limited has blocked the content not legally available in this country.

“We wish to reiterate that C&W does not monitor what a customer accesses on the Internet, nor do we know what they are watching,” the telecommunications company said in a statement yesterday. “We are simply preventing unauthorised content from entering the region on our networks.”

C&W, which operates as Flow Barbados, said it supported, where appropriate and legal, open access to Internet-based Over-The-Top (OTT) applications – basically online television service providers who bypass traditional distributors.

Source: – Flow blocks out pirates

The current move by Flow Barbados to block out OTT Applications which some people may be using to view illegal content maybe a huge contravention of consumer rights and net neutrality.

However, try they can! because there are ways around this move such as VPN’s, Encryption, and Tunneling Protocols.

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