Recently a “new” service has been making the news: Unblock US. What purpose does the service offer? We have taken a look.
With the increased interest for watching US TV outside the US a whole eco system of services enabling access from outside the US has spurred. One of these services is Unblock US. Basically Unblock US is a DNS service that fakes the location of the users DNS request. In turn this gives the user access to US websites while abroad.
Here is a review of the Unblock US service, which takes a critical look at using a DNS service, which essentially performs a kind of man in the middle attack. Other users might prefer using a traditional VPN service for the same purpose.