Living Outside the States? Get Around Restrictions and Enjoy Netflix on Your Console.

Posted Mon Nov 15, 2010 at 07:00 AM PST by Dick Ward

If you're living outside the US, you can still get access to all the best streaming content if you're willing to work a bit (and pay a bit).

Netflix has finally made it to Canada, but our neighbors to the north got short-changed on selection. As far as the rest of the world, the streaming service still has a long way to go. Lucky for you, there's a solution.

It's not a free solution, and it's not for the computer illiterate, but with a bit of work and an extra $5 a month, you can make it happen.

Essentially, you'll be using a site called that's been helping Canadians get Netflix for a while now. It's not just limited to Canada though – you can set up an account from any country.

The service will simply tell sites like Netflix that you're coming from the US, giving you full access to all the content available to Americans. If you want to stream from the Xbox 360 things get a bit more complicated since you'll need a legitimate US address.

Source: Crunch Gear

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