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Typical "FUD" - Paying for content is now considered "piracy"Unlicensed downloading using BitTorrent or Usenet.
VPN/proxy “piracy” which lets South Africans access services such as Netflix and Hulu.
But why is the special description reserved only for [legitimate] streaming services and not for "unlicensed downloading using BitTorrent or Usenet" - aka piracy?That's why it's in inverted commas .
Bypassing geoblocks has been considered piracy by copyright owners for quite some time - nothing new there.
I don't think I follow.But why is the special description reserved only for [legitimate] streaming services and not for "unlicensed downloading using BitTorrent or Usenet" - aka piracy?
Don't worry Jan - most of us readers got it. As I indicated in a post after your first article, just to be seen as one of many competing services is their first (and biggest) problem right there.I don't think I follow.
I differentiate between the two so that readers who aren't familiar with geoblocking workarounds can understand that MTN FrontRow will have to compete against Netflix - even though Netflix hasn't launched in South Africa - and that guys like MTN and Times Media Group are probably unhappy about having to compete against Netflix.
Subliminal message detected!Review disclosure: the reviewer signed up for the service with his own credit card, which he finances from his salary. He wasn’t charged (possibly because he was one of the first 1,000 users), but even if he were billed, the delicious food and coffee he gets at the MyBroadband offices more than make up for it.