Disney+ won't allow VPN users to access overseas version of video streaming service

Disney said that "only residents of the countries where the Disney+ service is offered are eligible to register for an account".
Disney said that "only residents of the countries where the Disney+ service is offered are eligible to register for an account".PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - It may not be possible for some Singaporeans to get their fix of The Mandalorian Star Wars TV series by using technological tricks to watch an overseas version of Disney+, such as before the video streaming service launches here officially on Feb 23.

The Walt Disney Company told The Straits Times that in line with the Disney+ subscriber agreement, it does not allow users to access Disney+ using a virtual private network - to bypass geographical restrictions - in a territory where the service is not yet live.

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