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leexgx 15th August 2011, 14:32 Quote
i cant even watch torchwood in the uk currant BBC program still on EP4 but i can get ep6 now,

they need to improve internet based video services, there should be no Forced video ads (youtube be very bad once i cant block the video adverts any one Ever tryed ITV player it gets old very fast, use STB player and block there video ad server)

and if your an giganews on BT (who would use BT broadband with usenet you hit your 100/150gb monthly limit very fast or 250GB if its BT infinity) just use the free VPN they offer with the $35 monthly plan that bypass the site blocking (or VPNUK for 5.99)
DriftCarl 15th August 2011, 14:58 Quote
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Originally Posted by ChaosDefinesOrder
Correct me if I'm wrong, but haven't you just described the streaming option of Netflix or LoveFilm? Granted it's not quite movies out now (I share your sentiment on cinemas) but it's pretty close...

Previous housemate used to use LiveFilm on his PS3 and said it was fantastic...

Yeah lovefilm is the sort of thing that might work. But the movies are kind of old, by the time they appear on these sites, everyone has talked about it, you know the plot, you know the ending, you know the twists.
When music is released, you can go and buy it that day, when movies are released, you have to wait 6 months before you can buy it. I just think it would be better for them if they had it at the cinema for 2 weeks, for those people who enjoy the cinema experience and then release it for DVD or download after the initial release hype.
People will still go to the cinema for the new 3D stuff and for parties and dates ect, I know i would rather buy a good quality version of the movie than download some cam, or russian pre-release version.
thehippoz 15th August 2011, 16:18 Quote
used to use the usenet to advertise.. but that was long time ago

know they took down some porn rings on there a while back- doctors, teachers, lawyers.. crazy
sirsiddius 15th August 2011, 17:12 Quote
Why not take down the site rather demanding ISPs to block it, the former is excercizing your IP rights, the latter is invasion of civil liberties.
specofdust 15th August 2011, 17:18 Quote
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Originally Posted by sirsiddius
Why not take down the site rather demanding ISPs to block it, the former is excercizing your IP rights, the latter is invasion of civil liberties.

Because the UK doesn't have authority over websites which are hosted outside of the UK.
Aracos 15th August 2011, 18:15 Quote
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Originally Posted by Paradigm Shifter
That said, I'm still unimpressed with the situation for streaming media. I want lossless audio - only way I can remotely get that at the minute is "buy the CD". I want high-bitrate HD films - same, for most things, I have to purchase physical media.

I find it quite funny tbh, how many evolutions of distributing media actually result in a step backwards in terms of quality of content? Yet most online music stores don't offer CD quality audio. Long live the CD! (Until digital distribution catches up of course).
Roskoken 15th August 2011, 20:06 Quote
I can see there point, If im going to connect to the information super highway every day to get my daily dose of freedom and democracy brought to me by whatever pseudo corporate/government is in power, id certainly feel a lot safer with just the one website.

None of this "freedom of choice" milarky, **** that.
PingCrosby 15th August 2011, 20:53 Quote
I bet this decision was made by someone who never excedes the speed limit, doesn't swear, goes to church every sunday, declares all his taxes, doesn't rip off the expenses system, and lives his live to the letter of the law.... what a ****ing *****.
PingCrosby 15th August 2011, 20:54 Quote
I didn't know ***** was swearing
PingCrosby 15th August 2011, 20:55 Quote
"Don't worry Mr Crosby, you'll only feel a small *****", said the nurse.
PingCrosby 15th August 2011, 20:56 Quote
*****
Sloth 15th August 2011, 21:39 Quote
And this is what happens when you get a spoiled population of internet users with an overinflated sense of entitlement.

Surely it's your right to play the latest games. It's your right to watch the latest movies and shows. It's the entertainment industry's duty to provide you with their products and their own fault when you excercise your rights to their material, regardless of the law.

Give me a break. These are luxury items, a fair deal people need to be reminded of that. Don't like the way the industry is treating you? Walk away. Contrary to popular belief, you'll live.
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Originally Posted by PingCrosby
I bet this decision was made by someone who never excedes the speed limit, doesn't swear, goes to church every sunday, declares all his taxes, doesn't rip off the expenses system, and lives his live to the letter of the law.... what a ****ing *****.
Uh oh, someone start asking for you to pay for your free lunch?
PingCrosby 16th August 2011, 00:04 Quote
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Originally Posted by Sloth
And this is what happens when you get a spoiled population of internet users with an overinflated sense of entitlement.

Surely it's your right to play the latest games. It's your right to watch the latest movies and shows. It's the entertainment industry's duty to provide you with their products and their own fault when you excercise your rights to their material, regardless of the law.

Give me a break. These are luxury items, a fair deal people need to be reminded of that. Don't like the way the industry is treating you? Walk away. Contrary to popular belief, you'll live.
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Originally Posted by PingCrosby
I bet this decision was made by someone who never excedes the speed limit, doesn't swear, goes to church every sunday, declares all his taxes, doesn't rip off the expenses system, and lives his live to the letter of the law.... what a ****ing *****.
Uh oh, someone start asking for you to pay for your free lunch?
Oh Mr Presumptious but I do buy all my games,films,software etc not that I need to explain myself to you as you obviously know everything about me, I don't like censorship it will lead us down the Big Brother route and then we,ll all live our lovely safe sterile boring lives until we die of boredom. The real problem as usual is greed, they charge far too much for a poor service, poor quality and definately poor customer service, but hey that's life in the modern world eh.
Ciber 16th August 2011, 00:55 Quote
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Originally Posted by Paradigm Shifter
That said, I'm still unimpressed with the situation for streaming media. I want lossless audio - only way I can remotely get that at the minute is "buy the CD". I want high-bitrate HD films - same, for most things, I have to purchase physical media.
It's not that great, yet. At the moment the best way to get HD films is Blu-ray. Then again most peoples broadband is not very broad. The average real speed is something like 1 meg and they don't have enough daily download allowance for 1 film in HD. Music is the same. The music industry needs to realise there are people that don't want a living room full of CDs, but still want CD quality, so let us buy music in FLAC and we will love you for it and happily pay for it.
faloc 16th August 2011, 06:10 Quote
I've used usenet for about 6 years now... I mostly use it to get Full HD Movies and some games.

I've never actually been to newzbin site before... I use 3 other sites that r based in Holland.

And I dont have any broadband download limitations.
Folk 16th August 2011, 18:56 Quote
It's "Usenet". Not "the Usenet". Putting a "the" in front of it is like saying "the Google". It kind of screws up your article creds.
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