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Old May 9th 2019, 10:24 pm
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Got this working now
care to share?
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Old May 10th 2019, 1:27 am
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Originally Posted by johnwoo View Post
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There doesn't appear to be a jimmybuk and the little link doesn't link to anything.
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Old May 12th 2019, 9:12 pm
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A big problem is that VPN is becoming more popular as they are incorrectly marketed as a way to protect your privacy. There are easy work-arounds and hence the ability of content providers to block them quite easily.
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Old May 18th 2019, 4:04 pm
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Haven't read the whole thread so this may have been mentioned, but I use ExpressVPN and it works like a charm.
ExpressVPN + BBC iPlayer on iPad > Airplay to AppleTV. Been enjoying catching up with The Great British Menu lately.

Got a chuckle when my girlfriend said UK Masterchef was "weird, because everyone is nice to each other". Commentary on US vs UK personalities right there folks
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Old Oct 29th 2019, 6:09 pm
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I use ExpressVPN and it works like a charm
Is Express VPN still working OK?
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Old Oct 29th 2019, 7:15 pm
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It's been a while since Beebs or Beebs Premium (both free on Opera/Chrome) worked for iPlayer. Ditto for free Hoxx which also appears not to work for ITV anymore as well.

Fortunately there are still alternatives, some of them legit too
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Old Oct 29th 2019, 8:35 pm
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Originally Posted by Mick_P View Post
Is Express VPN still working OK?
Still working, but seems to be having more problems lately.
Generally, it connects and quality is good. Sometimes it will just crap out for no reason and I have to reconnect VPN and restart the app.
That being said, it could be a variety of factors. We moved from New York (1gbps with the wireless router in the living room) to Boston (400mbps with the router in another room) so it may not be all down to ExpressVPN.
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