The Russian regulator Roskomnadzor has said that most large-scale VPN services have expressed their willingness to comply with a new law that came into effect on November 1.
Almost half of VPN users in the UK are accessing region-based content, according to new research by YouGov.
Almost a quarter (23%) of internet users in Germany wanted to watch videos on the net which turned out to be inaccessible due to geoblocking.
A number of VPN providers have reacted on the Netflix announcement that the service is now available worldwide.
Netflix has recently denied it is cracking down on VPN usage of its services, despite repeated calls from content owners to stop illegal access to the SVOD service.
One in four Icelanders aged 18 to 29 have a Netflix account, but the service is officially not available in the country.
Hulu has stepped up efforts to block non-US viewers who are using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to mask their location.