Geolocation: IPv4 Subnet blocked by HULU, and others

Grant Taylor gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Wed Dec 27 20:50:24 CST 2017


set Devil's advocate mode = on

On 12/26/2017 04:24 PM, John Levine wrote:
> Is there some reason you believe that Hulu has a legal duty to provide 
> old TV shows to your users?

Doesn't Hulu (et al) have an obligation to provide service to their 
paying customers?

Does this obligation extend to providing service independent of the 
carrier that paying customers uses?

Or if Hulu choose to exclude known problem carriers (i.e. VPN providers) 
don't they have an obligation to confirm that their exclusions are 
accurate?  Further, to correct problems if their data is shown to be 
inaccurate?

> There are laws about discriminating against 
> protected classes like racial or religious minorities but I am fairly 
> sure that "random subscribers of some ISP in Utah" is not such a class."

It's not a law, but it is a service agreement between Hulu and their 
customers.



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Grant. . . .
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