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    A friend recommended channel 131 so I can watch the full series of Glee cos I'm at uni and don't have a TV license so I have to wait till Sunday for it to come out on 4od... anyway, has anyone used it before and knows if it's legal? I can't find anything through google that says either way, so I'm not sure whether to go for it or not
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    On Sky....?
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    Just use it. It does kind of use a legal loophole to stream shows online (as do all streaming TV sites), but if there is a clampdown it's the site owners who get in trouble, the users won't be in any trouble at all. Nothing is downloaded, so all you're doing is watching a website

    (The loophole is that they themselves don't host the videos, they just provide a database linking to lots of videos, so they claim that the sites hosting the videos are the bad guys. That excuse didn't really work for tv-links though)

    So don't worry about using them at all, no SWAT teams are going to ram down your door. No one's ever been arrested for watching streamed videos on sites like these.
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    (Original post by Get Cape.Wear Cape.Fly.)
    On Sky....?
    Nah, on the internet :p:
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    (Original post by Svenjamin)
    Just use it. It does kind of use a legal loophole to stream shows online (as do all streaming TV sites), but if there is a clampdown it's the site owners who get in trouble, the users won't be in any trouble at all. Nothing is downloaded, so all you're doing is watching a website

    (The loophole is that they themselves don't host the videos, they just provide a database linking to lots of videos, so they claim that the sites hosting the videos are the bad guys. That excuse didn't really work for tv-links though)

    So don't worry about using them at all, no SWAT teams are going to ram down your door. No one's ever been arrested for watching streamed videos on sites like these.
    Thanks, that's exactly what I wanted to know
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    Didn't even know this site existed, cheers!
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    If your going to illegally stream a show online you may as well just download it through torrents... You'll get better quality that way.
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    (Original post by Ewan)
    If your going to illegally stream a show online you may as well just download it through torrents... You'll get better quality that way.
    If you're in Uni residences you'll get banned from the network, at least streaming means you keep your connection.
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    (Original post by Colbert)
    If you're in Uni residences you'll get banned from the network, at least streaming means you keep your connection.
    just a theorical question but if you had a mobile broadband 15gb monthly allowance could you use this at Uni separate to the Uni residences internet connection supplied in order to dl? that way ensuring you wouldnt get banned as such?
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    (Original post by Colbert)
    If you're in Uni residences you'll get banned from the network, at least streaming means you keep your connection.
    ...so you're saying this would be fine to watch in uni residences?
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    Do they show porn after 11pm?
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    (Original post by Colbert)
    If you're in Uni residences you'll get banned from the network, at least streaming means you keep your connection.
    No you won't, not if you take the right precautions. Even if you don't, you will be issued a warning before being cut off... (that's if they catch you, which is again unlikely)
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    (Original post by Ewan)
    No you won't, not if you take the right precautions. Even if you don't, you will be issued a warning before being cut off... (that's if they catch you, which is again unlikely)
    My Uni seems to be less forgiving. Ban first and questions later!

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    Hai
    You should be fine.
 
 
 
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