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ms411
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Installed Home app, and content still won't play. Using Chrome browser.

Show I'm trying to watch is "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Can watch other cc.com content. Any recs?

Thanks!

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Topic starter Posted : June 9, 2015 7:54 pm
CruzanIron
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Set up an anonymous proxy so that the website does not know that your ISP is in the VI.

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Posted : June 9, 2015 8:10 pm
ms411
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Thanks, but that's what I thought Hola did. How do I set up an anonymous proxy (will Google, too)

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Topic starter Posted : June 9, 2015 8:14 pm
CarlHartmann
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Many times when you get a reference to content not being available in your 'location' or 'geographical area', it is because you are outside of the continental US -- and the site is reading your ISP's country identity. You might consider a low-cost VM service like www.hidemyass.com -- it also has many secondary benefits for privacy.......less than $10/month.

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Posted : June 9, 2015 8:40 pm
ms411
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Thank you. I'll take a look at that one.

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Topic starter Posted : June 9, 2015 9:00 pm
STXBob
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I use https://www.witopia.net/ . You can pick from dozen of countries to be "from", and it encrypts your connection when using public Wi-Fi, for privacy and security (email, banking, etc.).

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Posted : June 10, 2015 2:07 am
ms411
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Thank you, Bob. I just read several warnings about Hola, so I need to uninstall that before I try something else.

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Topic starter Posted : June 10, 2015 3:33 am
vicanuck
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Thanks for that witopia tip. I looked at their website this morning. Very impressive.

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Posted : June 10, 2015 11:15 am
DanielB_STX
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I use IPvanish with good results and it's a little cheaper!

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Posted : June 10, 2015 3:18 pm
ms411
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I really appreciate all the responses. Thank you! Not being able to access all content from the States is very frustrating. With a VPN I'm hoping to have worldwide choices. The internet could be fun again!

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Topic starter Posted : June 10, 2015 4:40 pm
CruzanIron
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Many smart TV''s and DVD players cannot access the smart features because of the regional blocking. Sharp allows PR but not the VI.

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Posted : June 10, 2015 7:13 pm
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