Accessing the BBC from outside the UK
chris at chrism.demon.co.uk
Fri Jan 6 10:38:37 EST 2012
From: Jon Davies
Sent: Friday, January 06, 2012 2:14 PM
Subject: Re: Accessing the BBC from outside the UK
On 5 January 2012 20:39, bat guano <batguano999 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>This is a rather rubbish clause in the terms, which makes it very
>unclear what's permissible access from outside the UK vs what's not
>permissible. Nowhere in the terms does it define what "certain parts"
>of content are not to be accessed from outside the UK. It seems that
>the only way the BBC communicate this to users of the site is by
>whether you can access the content when you try.
The fundamental issue is that BBC TV is only accessible to TV licence
payers, and if you're not a licence payer, you're not entitled to view it.
Listening to BBC radio doesn't require a licence, and hence radio programmes
on iPlayer are available world-wide.
More information about the get_iplayer