geoblocking - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the practice of restricting access to content or products based on which country a person is in

    Unfortunately, it seems that not all retailers have embraced the web as a 'borderless world', and geo-blocking is a popular way of forcing Australians to pay more online.

    Almost every second or third fanvid is unavailable in Germany (unless a fan knows how to get around geoblocking).

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 09/11/2015