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    Talking download from iplayer

    just discovered this:
    u can get drm free mp4s of iplayer files if it thinks your browser is an iphone.
    http://www.triffid.org/blog/2008/03/...-from-bbc.html

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    This was also discussed on el reg

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    Or you could just grab the FLV files from the site and store them as there DRM free.

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    Or just crack the drm.

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    eerm aint DRM modifying kinda illegal, but I think FLV copying from may not be as bad.

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    Yes it is.

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    they closed the 'loophole'
    http://news.zdnet.co.uk/internet/0,1...9366039,00.htm

    first iplayer Linux won't work, then it will, now it won't

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    Here are the instructions for cracking the drm, as provided by the BBC

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/6944830.stm

    Er...wait a minute..

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    so whats the latest method for grabbing these videos from bbc?

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    Use Orbit download manager to grab the Flash version that streams via the website, easy days

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