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stop blocking vpns

1,866 734 May 6, 2019 at 09:37 PM
If you want to block users of VPNs from posting to combat spam, I get that, but to not be able to read the site? I'm not turning off my VPN just to use Slickdeals. You're losing click-throughs and therefore losing revenue.

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I agree.
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I'm using a VPN as i'm reading this. What VPN service are you using and what country is the server?
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I was being blocked using Windscribe VPN. Really annoying.
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I was being blocked using Windscribe VPN. Really annoying.
This might be the reason.
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I am using private internet access and I'm blocked from accessing product links
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same. using private internet access, and i can access site fine, but about 80% of links are blocked.. SD changes the links that users post, to their own links, and that messes everything up.. dont know the details..
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I am using private internet access and I'm blocked from accessing product links
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same. using private internet access, and i can access site fine, but about 80% of links are blocked.. SD changes the links that users post, to their own links, and that messes everything up.. dont know the details..
this article may help with this issue: https://help.slickdeals.net/hc/en-us/articles/360000551834-Why-Do-Certain-Links-Lead-to-a-Page-not-found-Page-
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It's not the adblocker, because I have the same problem of links not working when i'm using PIA VPN. But without the VPN they are fine, all the while having ublock running.
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I agree, for the location limitation, i have to use VPN to read SD, i think there are lots of people similar with me, block VPN is not a good choice. It will be better try to improve your system and make more strict rules for spams
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