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To get around some form of access restriction. For example, governments may prohibit local Internet access from users in foreign countries or restrict access by its citizens to foreign websites. Video streaming services may block subscribers from using a proxy server or virtual private network (VPN). Mobile devices may restrict users from administrator-level access. See proxy server, VPN, Android rooting and iPhone jailbreaking.
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He said he was coming round to her work uninvited unless she unblocked him,which she did on February 20.
While most of them say they currently use either BOTIM of C'ME, some say they continue to use VoIP services using VPN, while a few others say they have been using apps that are still unblocked in the UAE.
New Delhi [India], July 3 ( ANI ): Social media giant Facebook sent out notifications to over 8,00,000 users regarding a bug on the social media site and Messenger that automatically unblocked some people on a user's blocked list.
Of the affected accounts, 83% had "only one person they had blocked temporarily unblocked".
The vast majority of the more than 800,000 people affected by the bug had only one person they had blocked be temporarily unblocked, according to Facebook.
Trump unblocked the seven people who were named in the lawsuit from the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account, but the White House also appealed the judge's ruling in the process.
The Syrian government forces have unblocked an armored vehicles military base in the Syrian city of Harasta, that was surrounded by militants, a source told Sputnik on Monday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The most crucial equipment needed for construction of platform 20 of phase 20 and 21 of the supergiant South Pars Gas Field have been unblocked and transferred to Khorramshahr Yard for Installation, operator of the phases said.
The Authority also unblocked 3,962 mobile handsets during the period.
It's hardly surprising that areas of the town flooded - the ones in Milnsbridge haven't been unblocked in years.
BRUSSELS, Ramadan 04, 1436, June 21, 2015, SPA -- Russian state accounts frozen in Belgium to cover a court settlement compensating shareholders in defunct oil company Yukos are in the process of being unblocked, Belgium's foreign minister said, according to Reuters.