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Can't access CBS via AT&T Internet connection (nothing to do with Direct TV)
I am aware of the craziness going on with AT&T and CBS but seriously they're blocking it on my internet connection?! (I don't have DirectTV or any other TV box.)
I'm a fairly new "Fixed Cellular Internet" customer (have U-Verse box) and I've been watching CBS free shows for a few weeks, and suddenly they all say "not available in your region". I'm in California, although sometimes websites think I'm in Atlanta, or Tx or AZ... Weirder still my ipad says "Due to licensing restrictions video isn't available for streaming outside your country". That doesn't even make sense.
And every other website and TV channel I access via direct link to their website (like CBS.com)
So I called CBS then ATT, then CBS then ATT... CBS says they have no idea why I'm getting these messages - that the tricks we tried should have resolved it, told me to ask ATT to change my IP address... But ATT says Nope, it's CBS blocking content to my location. I'm IN the US, in California! Last time I checked we were still part of the US. But the argument between the two is well known. I tried to bring it up with CS reps and they avoid the question.
Any suggestions? I'm very happy with ATT service (it beats the heck out of satellite internet) but I'm really irritated that they are blocking a website. What's next, blocking Google or Facebook until I pay?