Both ABC TV and Hulu provide free full-length online TV show streaming in standard and HD quality for USA visitors, but use geographical filtering based on visitor IP to block access of video content for users from other countries.
However, as usual their are ways to bypass these restriction's and watch Hulu and ABC TV streams from outside USA, without hassle and spending money on USA VPN services, generally used to bypass this type of IP based filtering.
We will be using free, portable anti-censorship utility GPass for changing our IP address and access these USA only video streams, unlike similar proxy based solutions GPass provides faster servers including capabilities to use streaming audio/video content, FTP, email, instant messaging, download managers etc anonymously via there proxy bypassing IP based content filtering.
- Standalone, small and easy to use utility for encrypted anonymous bypassing of network censorship.
- Support accessing Web 2.0 sites using ajax, blocked at Office
- Support for Skype and Tor as backup tunnels, in addition to the GPass native tunnels.
- Multilingual and multi-skin support.
- Socks5 servers support.
- Includes AES256 encrypted GSafe Data Management for secure bookmark management, multi-track calendar planner, to-do list, and safe notes.
- Integrated application firewall to control internet access of all applications, either launched from GPass or outside.
Apart from accessing US only video content, GPass is also an excellent solution to bypass internet censorship at work, school, libraries and colleges for accessing bocked websites like Orkut, Facebook and Myspace.
You can make use of Free VPN Clients discussed here as an alternative to the trick above.