VLC media player is a popular media player. Meanwhile, it turns out that access to it has been blocked in one of the countries and has been so for several months. That country is India. The news was confirmed by the head of Videolan, Jean-Baptsite Kempf. VLC in India is very popular.
VLC media player is one of the most popular computer programs in history. It has already had several billion downloads and there is no shortage of new users. Meanwhile, it turns out that the software was blocked in a large country, which accounts for about 10 percent. all users of the application.
That country is India, as confirmed by the head of Videolan, Jean-Baptsite Kempf. The Internet Service Providers (ISPs) there have been blocking access to the official VLC media player website since at least February 13 . So it’s been going on for several months now. The blockade caused as much as 20 percent. decrease in traffic on the program’s website in global terms.
Interestingly, there is no official reason for this state of affairs. However, it is suspected that Indian ISPs are blocking the Videolan website due to security issues. A few months ago, it turned out that the VLC media player was modified by Chinese hackers and that’s how the malicious code was distributed.