[opendtv] Re: Broadcasters Ask Supreme Court to Intervene Over Aereo

  • From: Ron Economos <w6rz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 10:55:11 -0700

I'm going to have to try this. My Comcast IPv6 address locates
to New York instead of Silicon Valley.


On 10/14/2013 8:54 AM, Kon Wilms wrote:
I may have mentioned this point before, but allow me to throw a spanner in the works.

When Aereo launched I noticed they were using geo-ip-restrictions, limiting subscribers to designated geographic areas.

So for shits and giggles I set up a VM in one of their areas, port bounced my local home network, and circumvented their system. Apparently their geo-ip lookup is fairly amateur and doesn't take into account IP blocks assigned to AWS, Joyent, RS, etc.

So what are the legal implications for them if I am able to sign up for their service in Virginia when I reside in.. California?

Amusing to say the least.


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