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Postby Gerbil » Tue, 27 May 2008 1:45 pm

Ive been watching liveuktv.com but its now been banned as illegal

Bit Torrent also cant be used here in Singapore.

Any other sites to access uk tv, subscription or otherwise?

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Postby durain » Tue, 27 May 2008 4:59 pm

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Postby taxico » Wed, 28 May 2008 2:17 am

are you guys serious? bittorrent can't be used in singapore?

whaaao...

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Postby Jeppo » Wed, 28 May 2008 8:43 am

Bittorrent can be used, just not for downloading illegal materials. Which is the same as practically every other country on earth.

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Postby durain » Wed, 28 May 2008 9:05 am

yep, bittorrent is excellent for downloading linux distribution. :)

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Postby Gerbil » Wed, 28 May 2008 5:21 pm

I've used BitTorrent to download, but found that I couldnt upload, couldnt understand why then read in Straights Times a few days ago :wink: that Starhub and the other service provider here don't allow it, on basis that BitTorrent users are using up more than their fair share of bandwith, and what they are uploading is probably illegal anyway.

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Postby durain » Wed, 28 May 2008 7:29 pm

with the boom of the internet and p2p, a lot of the isp are now installing bandwidth monitoring kit. some will even throttle down your p2p connection to a crawl so that other people on your contention ratio can still surf the net.

just be aware that isp is also working with media companies to protect their copyright materials from downloading.

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Postby taxico » Thu, 29 May 2008 6:27 am

man. i like SOME uk programs (eg, Balls of Steel).

and some presenters are hot hot hot. (eg, Thaila Zucchi)

i'm headin on over to that uk tv site to poke around!

i almost forgot: you could use a proxy service to surf those websites right?

try a subscription-version if you've got a coupla tens to spare.

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Postby Jeppo » Thu, 29 May 2008 8:58 am

Just checked my connection at work and have a 20KB upload speed, which has been normal over the last 4 years I've been here, so I don't see any change in the isp policies, but will check from home to see if there's a difference there.

As for legal torrents, check out http://beta.legaltorrents.com/ for a start. There are plenty of places to get legal torrents from, you just need to look. I personally download a lot of music from unknown bands, and while there's a lot of crap there, there's also the gems that I wouldn't have found if I wasn't looking.

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Postby Wish Master » Fri, 27 Jun 2008 7:53 pm

Try TVU, free and easy. Leagal in singapore as well.
But you must have broadband.

Here is the link.

http://www.tvunetworks.com/


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