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Topic # 182479 17-Oct-2015 16:47
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I have seen a report in Torrent Freak that the BBC is now actively attempting to block access to BBC iPlayer from VPN servers / proxies, even from UK VPN providers.

Has anyone here encountered any problems yet using a VPN or smart DNS services like UnoTelly ?  It's still working for me.

I suspect VPN / DNS providers will have to assign multiple shifting IP addresses to their ports which with IPv6's potential number ranges should not be a big ask.

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  Reply # 1408355 17-Oct-2015 19:04
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Just tested and it is still working fine with Getflix :)





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  Reply # 1408418 17-Oct-2015 21:57
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Just checked and seems to be working the same as ever.

Edit: At least with DNS proxies. I use different ones according to my mood.






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  Reply # 1408439 17-Oct-2015 22:17
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I just read the article and it seems to only be targeting VPNs. I also just tried it with my local DNS and an anonymoX UK proxy and that worked too, but with a lot of buffering.
 




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  Reply # 1408682 18-Oct-2015 16:53
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Bbc Iplayer sill working for me with unotelly.

I am having issues with mobilebay atm,

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  Reply # 1408857 18-Oct-2015 21:07
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Hi working fine for me on iOS with unblock is and also using Proxpn VPN.




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  Reply # 1408873 18-Oct-2015 21:32
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I haven't gone the VPN/iPlayer route yet, as I still need to tweak my home entertainment infrastructure.

But it seems like they are starting a whack-a-mole arms-race that they can't win.

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  Reply # 1409235 19-Oct-2015 14:18
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This is just wack-a-mole they will ban IP's and the vpn providers will move there end points, happens every now and the with Hulu as well.




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