Joe Crawford
Web developer & user interface engineer
Tinkering with the web since 1996

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San Diego, California, USA

Hulu detects proxy

Something interesting. Hulu can detect a proxy service. Good on them to provide a way around it. I’m not a Hulu subscriber. I got this message trying to load a sketch from Saturday Night Live embedded in an article about comedy.


Text of the message:

Based on your IP address, we noticed you
are trying to access Hulu through an
anonymous proxy tool. Hulu is not
currently available outside the U.S. If
you're in the U.S., you'll need to disable
your anonymizer to access videos on Hulu.

If you think you're receiving this message
in error, please submit this form.

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