What do you guys make of this? iPlayer/VPN strangeness

Dave Widgery dave.widgery at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 06:10:40 PST 2018

I also often use a VPN, the BBC are continually blocking access via
VPN's if they believe that you are based overseas, consequently the
VPN providers are continually changing IP addresses to get around the
problem, if you are abroad I wouldn't complain if you are managing to
download the programs, if you are in the UK and a License payer I
suggest reporting the problem to the BBC.


On 24 January 2018 at 12:16, Ralph Corderoy <ralph at inputplus.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi John,
>> Running GiP 3.09 on Linux Mint, connecting using a VPN for privacy
>> purposes.
> ...
>> Same VPN IP address was being used throughout.
> So you're connecting to a VPN so your traffic to the BBC appears to come
> through the VPN?  What routes to the BBC has the VPN got?  More than
> one?  Changing with time?  It seems more detail about the nature of the
> VPN is needed?
> --
> Cheers, Ralph.
> https://plus.google.com/+RalphCorderoy
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