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    IP Addresses and Borders? (IE 7)

    Hi,

    I've gone to the NBC website a few times to look at the preview clips or try to view shows that I've missed - since they're supposed to be available for watching after the broadcast. I always seem to get the message that the clips or previews are unavailable.

    Is this just a coincidence on my part, or is there some sort of set up by the Canadian Government (which loves to prevent people from watching content from the dastardly U.S.) to prevent the clips being shown from IP addresses that originate in Canada? Obviously there is some country recognition of sorts, because the first time I go to Google after clearing my cookies and temporary internet files, I get redirected to Google Canada, and have to choose the Google.com link.

    More importantly, if this is the case, is there any way around it? I'm not interested in pirating videos or anything illegal, but am truly tired of Canada telling me what I can and cannot watch on TV (and possibly on the internet).

    Thanks for any thoughts!

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    Re: IP Addresses and Borders? (IE 7)

    Do they never appear? Often, it is a day or two or three before shows are posted. It could be the NBC servers preventing certain non-US IP addresses from being seen. That could be an NBC policy or an agreement with a country (arm twisting or not).

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    Re: IP Addresses and Borders? (IE 7)

    Well the best thing if you are based in Canada is to let the Internet think you are in the USA and use <!post=Anonymous browsing,600357>Anonymous browsing<!/post>

    This software alows you to mask your IP and assume another. Some sites are becoming aware of the IP addresses and blocking them. It is not illegal and I have used a few times now and it is very useful <img src=/S/sneaky.gif border=0 alt=sneaky width=15 height=15>
    Jerry

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