Olympics fans find ways to circumvent NBC's online control
Posted in: Online TV/Music at 31/07/2012 17:04
It took Jason Legate, a Walnut Creek, California-resident, all of 10 minutes to connect his computer to a London-based server and access BBC's coverage of the Olympics Saturday, thereby circumventing NBC's lock on coverage in the United States.
The 31-year-old system administrator said he has watched at least 12 hours of live BBC coverage (his favourite sport so far - judo) since he set up a virtual private network (VPN) connection to send all his Internet traffic to a server in London.
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