[f_minor] Urgent Need Genius Within Next PBS Showing

Neil Tingley neil at thump.org
Wed Jan 5 01:08:36 EST 2011

Use HMA VPN solution!


I've signed up for the "pro" offering and can choose my ISP location. Speeds
are very good. Its perfect for pretending you are in the US or pretending
you are in the UK when on holiday and want to catch up on BBC soaps! (like


On 5 January 2011 04:06, Timothy Conway <timcon at comswest.net.au> wrote:

> Hello Pat,
> On 30/12/2010, at 10:30 PM, pzumst wrote:
> By changing your IP. Let me explain that in layman's terms. Your computer
> has an IP address, similar to a Zip or postal code. If I visit the PBS site
> I would be refused because my IP clearly identifies me as non-american
> ("Hey, hang on, that is a swiss IP, I can't let that bloke in !"). No
> access, no dice, for rights reasons only american IPs are allowed to enter.
> But by changing your IP you could get around that by "fooling" the PBS
> server into thinking that you have a correct IP. It is legal to hide or
> change your IP for various reasons and there are several ways to skin that
> cat. Be very careful when googling this though and remember kids, at your
> own risk ! It is not that difficult, there are several good tutorials out
> there, but if you do not feel secure I advise you wait for the DVD release.
> Might include a few bonus interviews, featurettes, outtakes, who knows ? If
> that thing wins an Oscar you will see it on shelves in a few weeks anyway...
> Any further questions in the house ?
> Thanks for that. I think I'll wait for the DVD to arrive in Australia.
> -- Tim
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