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Sky BT and other ISPs trying to ban Kodi and now streaming sites

Discussion in 'SMB' started by Bagpuss, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. Bagpuss

    Bagpuss Striker

    Why on earth do they bother? Surely they have realised that before the court ruling has even been made people will have already got round it...Loads of people already log on to US netflix etc via a VPN, how will they block these?
     
  2. hullmackem

    hullmackem Striker

    It's just pandering to the big corporations, they know nowt will happen.
     
  3. Botchie

    Botchie Winger

    Just stick a metal coat hanger in the back of the router, it scrambles the signal.
     
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  4. Geronimo

    Geronimo Striker

    They can't.

    The people who they are trying to stop are light years ahead. They will already have the next moves planned to thwart whatever attempts are made.
     
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  5. Sleepy

    Sleepy Striker

    Because they bow down to pressure from the fuck nuts who hold the course strings.

    They wont ever stop it.
     
  6. pavarotti1980

    pavarotti1980 Central Defender

    They will always be playing catch up
     
  7. Sleepy

    Sleepy Striker

    Indeed.
     
  8. Fletch

    Fletch Striker

    To be fair if sky don't somehow stop kodi and steaming sites they are fucked in the long term as kids are clued up and won't pay subscription services once they're adults , almost everyone has kodi
     
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  9. Sleepy

    Sleepy Striker

    Then they should offer people what they want and stop charing silly amounts for a limited service.
     
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  10. SteveB

    SteveB Striker

    If the perceived market rate is 100 squid and Sky etc are selling for 500 then its their choice
     
  11. Fletch

    Fletch Striker

    agree mate , need to half their prices to survive IMO
     
  12. PTR

    PTR Striker

    THIS.

    I don't get how these articles keep saying "if you want to watch the football, buy a legal sub". ERM, NO. You don't show the games that I want to watch. Its not even a matter a price, its that it isn't even available.
     
  13. Sleepy

    Sleepy Striker

    Exactly! They miss the point completely, as always!
     
  14. PTR

    PTR Striker

    Although lets not pretend its by accident ;)
     
  15. Fred Secrets

    Fred Secrets Winger

    My Mrs told me last night that Sky are putting their prices up, again. I don't have Sky so couldn't be arsed to check.
     
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  16. Sleepy

    Sleepy Striker

    Ha, of course not! They aim to mislead..

    They are. They do every year, they all do.
     
  17. sima-hebburn

    sima-hebburn Winger

  18. pavarotti1980

    pavarotti1980 Central Defender

    Reading that article it appears that whilst they dont actually know the origin and content of the streams, they are using peaks in activity as the way of identifying them. I wonder how many legitimate servers with high demand will get picked up
     
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  19. weebil64

    weebil64 Winger

    So when no-one pays the service stops?
     
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  20. sima-hebburn

    sima-hebburn Winger

    happened with websites when they started blocking them.

    found this gem / windup

    http://community.virginmedia.com/t5/Security-matters/Bypass-blocked-websites/td-p/3279352

    Due to my favourite website, 123movies.to, being blocked.

    I was wondering if there is a way to make some sort of agreement or something to bypass that block by paying to Virgin Media so that they personally unblock that website for me.

    However, if that's not allowed, is there any websites like 123movies.to which are not blocked and which I can legally go on to and watch my favourite movies for free?
     

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