firefox wrongly flags video as geoblocked

Hello Mozilla support I wanted to view the video at this site - https://www.daserste.de/information/reportage-dokumentation/dokus/videos/die-recyclingluege-video-102.html… (read more)

Hello Mozilla support

I wanted to view the video at this site -

https://www.daserste.de/information/reportage-dokumentation/dokus/videos/die-recyclingluege-video-102.html

(The site is German public TV)

Firefox (my default browser) says the video is geoblocked outside Germany, and my DNS proxy will not unblock it.

I tried again with Chrome browser, no problem, the video is not blocked, didn't need the DNS proxy.

Could this be a firefox problem? It seems bizarre - a small proportion of videos from the site are in fact geoblocked, most are available internationally. And always previously, whenever I encountered a blocked video, my DNS proxy would unblock it. But not for this video.

Any ideas as to what's going on?

Thanks, Fraidy . (Firefox 101.0.1 64 bit Windows 7)

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Why are google sites (Youtube, Gmail and Search) getting disconnected?

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When that happens I close the FF and then immediately open it. Now the google sites work properly.

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So what is the solution?

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I reported it previously in a different post, but I may not have provided enough information. I am using currently 91.10.0esr (64-bit) on openSUSE Leap 15.3 Linux.

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file:///C:/Users/Name/Documents/Downloads/NightSkyNotesJan2022OrionDetail.pdf

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