I noticed last week that access to the Ukrainian media website tsn.ua was impossible from the UK but there was no issue with me connecting to it via a US VPN connection. I asked Sky (my ISP) why that was the case. This was the response I received:
Sky Help Centre 16:00 (29 minutes ago)
Dear Mr Ciuriak
Thank you for contacting Sky Help Centre.
Thank you for your enquiry, unfortunately there has been a white list of international media websites which are currently blocked and this site is affected by this. This means we are unable to assist in getting you access to this website.
I've left a message for Sky PR to find out what this is about.
I hope this helps with your enquiry.
Greg Sky Help Centre
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The Ukrainian news website tsn.ua is not available via my Sky broadband, but I can access it freely when connected to my US corporate VPN. Why? Cheers, /Taras