1509 posts • joined Friday 11th December 2009 10:15 GMT
You don't need a Licence to watch stuff on iPlayer or anywhere else if its not "as live" meaning it's not actually being currently broadcast. If I went on iPlayer right now (12.30pm) and watched least weeks Top Gear, this is legal for me as someone without a licence. If I chose to watch their live stream of BBC News Channel, I would be breaking the law.
Ask google for some help in finding something officail explaining this. Don't expect such clear cut info to be presented on the TVL website though. It's probably worded in such a way to make anyone think their a criminal.
Maybe he's a genetic mashup of the two! He looks like Steve Jobs but he plays pranks on people by shooting yellow lazers out of his eyeballs while riding a Segway (Like Woz dose, minus actually shooting the lazers out of his eyes of course!).
Well at least...
Well at least after spending an extra £5 for watching the film in 3D and spending £5 on a huge tub of popcorn, if you are sick, the huge popcorn tub makes for a handy sick bucket.
Mines the one with 3d glasses in the breast pocket, and popcorn and chunks of dried carrot down the front
I can see site owners banning the StalkStalk IPs from their servers and maybe even having other fun messing with this system. It will probably do something dumb like those web crawler thingies* that can hog your web-server resources by downloading a zillion* pages per second or something silly!
*Can you tell I'm not an expert on these things!
Very Interesting read!
Thanks, very interesting article! I love reading about the history of computing.
I like the pictures showing the lower tolerances in the plastic moulding. These days you only seem see stuff like that on cheap usb hubs brought from the poundshop!
and if current trends continue...
"and if current trends continue it could be worth twice that by the end of this article."
I love how
I love how you Linux fanbois never miss a trick to get some "free" advertising! ;o)
I wonder what Steve is planning down in his white shiny underground bunker? Ad-ware isn't their style, ads popping up doesn't suit there clean user interface dose it. Hmmm!
It just works, accept when the adverts are on!
That programme rules! Best Australian TV show ever - that's not saying much about their telly really is it! Glad I'm not the only sad **** who watches it!
The dog was no doubt...
The dog was no doubt microchiped - there's your IT angle those of you needing one!
I normally laugh at stories like these but the one with the cross-dresser in the moat with the dog is just too strange! You couldn't make it up!
I would buy an iPad if...
I would buy an iPad if Apple brought out a 'Tickle me Steve' app for it!
hehe, you give him a tickle on his belly using the touch screen and he says "hehe haha hoho please stop! It doesn't have reception problems honest! hehe haha hoho you're holding it wrong! hehe haha hoho Please stop! Mind the new liver, please stop hehehehehehahahahahahaha" and so on!
"but he had apologised and promised not to do it again."
"but he had apologised and promised not to do it again."
Oh, well that's okay then. CLEARLY!
Mines the one with "connections" hanging out the back pocket.
They should remake Prisoner Cell Block H...
They should remake Prisoner Cell Block H with Lohan and Paris. They could call it - Prisoner Cell Block Duh!!!!!!
But people who actively block ads would never click them anyway, trust me! That's why they are blocked to begin with! So you're not loosing out (well maybe not if you get paid for the ads just being displayed and not actually clicked on)
My sister doesn't even know what Firefox is let alone know how to install something, she'll look at your ads I'm sure, as for me, I'm happy not to thanks. Maybe I *might* support certain sites in some other way as I sometimes do (and independent content creators) but advertising isn't the way for me.
There's nothing ethically wrong with blocking ads I don't think either. You choose to pump your site out to the world, what happens to it when it gets inside my computer is my business. You could always find some way to detect I'm blocking ads and bar me from accessing the site. The one site I've seen that being done on before I never visited again even with add blocking disabled!
Everyone won't block ads, don't worry, that will never happen. If Firefox came with adblock as standard there would be outrage and web-masters would throw up error messages on their sites telling users "This site can only be viewed with Internet Explorer Version 6.0 and higher!!!!" <--LOLZ
I just typed in a suitably 'rude' search term into image search and expected to see up-to 1000 'rude bits' on a single scrollable page but all I got was the old layout with only twenty rude bits!
I hope my 5000% rude bit increase happens soon!
*I suck at maths (the math) - I hope that 5000% the correct rude bit increase! If not I'm sure one of you will hit reply to this post and take the piss! (Or give me a basic math(s) lesson!)
I like to play a game though...
I like to play a game whereby I win if the number of up-votes is higher than down-votes. I then get to go round all day saying to myself "I win at forums, I win at forums!"
Sad to really!
Why would you want to skip over "curse words" or "nudity"? Those are the best bits surely?
Some fanbois even get sexually excited when iFixit do a teardown of a new Apple product - its the tech equivalent of Paris doing a nudy centrefold photo shoot in Playboy!
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It's the gift that keeps on giving! Oh such lolz!
To all those moaning...
We are now connected to France via a undersea toilet pipe called the channel tunnel you know! You could work in France, live in England and commute!
Mines the one that stinks of garlic.
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I get all my hard news, facts and information from The Register. I get all my laughs and jokes from the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal.
Long live el Rag!
I've given up watching the Soaps...
I watch Apple instead now - its twice as funny, twice as brain dead and has twice the lying/acting ability.
This antenna thing is just as gripping as who shot Phil Mitchell (Steve Jobs even looks like Phil's anorexic twin brother!)
They really need to do more stories slagging off Linux, Android and MS so we can take the piss out of them too. I have loads of good MS jokes mostly relating to blue screens of death which don't even happen that often any-more but I hardly get a chance to use them! Such a great crying shame really!...
Lets give people on benefits food parcels! yay!
Who the hell are these idiots posting so-called ideas on that site, anyway?
Do they really think some governtard official is actually a) going to pay attention and b) actually thinks their ideas about paying the unemployed with Lidl gift hampers instead of benefits is a good idea?
EPIC FAIL from all parties involved I'm afraid.
Yeah whatever title
Maybe instead of being able to rate articles on a scale from crap to orgasmic, the Register should implement a binary ratings system whereby if you give a shit about the story in question you simply click on an icon of a turd?
I'm giving this story the turds up by the way!
They might have...
These unemployed Jobs worshippers (great pun) might have brought their iPhones while in work and then subsequently been fired for being evil cult members.
Also did anyone else think fleetingly for a moment after reading the headline of this story but before actually reading the story itself that it was a piece about how civil servants had pissed our money up the wall on fart apps and Bejeweled?
That twat formally known as...
Yeah these interwebz, they is so 1960's. Man, these inetwebtubez are like so old and stuff!
What a silly man. He should change is name to a symbol or something. I can think of a few appropriate ones. How about 8==
What would Microsoft need to do...
"What would Microsoft need to do and say to you for you to be happy to call yourself a fan?"
For every blue screen of death or weird Windows error, Microsoft buys me a pint!
"An exception has occurred at 000111 bla bla bla etc. What can I get you? :o)"
Try telling Steve that
"There's nothing Apple nor anyone else can do to get around physics, plain and simple. "
Try telling Steve that. I bet he's scheming away right now in a giant underground bunker on ways of making the laws of physics more Apple like! Gravity? There's an app for that!
The Nipple technique
When I insert batteries in a dimly lit place I use the nipple technique - simply feel which end has the nipply thingy on it and then in the battery receptacle, feel which end has the springy thingy. No need for some crap Microsoft invention here, not with the nipple technique!
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