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BBC extends Capita Audience Services contract to 25 years

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I have no stake in this other than, like any other tax, any one evading it causes the costs to go up for those of us paying it. I make no comment about whether I agree or not.

For those not buying a license in the UK because "I don't watch the BBC" I hope you are aware that.

"The licence fee is not a payment for BBC services (or any other television service)"

"It is an offence to watch or record television programmes as they are being shown on any channel and on any broadcast platform (terrestrial, satellite, cable and the internet) or download or watch BBC programmes on demand, including catch up TV, on BBC iPlayer without a valid TV Licence."

"This could be on any device, including TVs, desktop computers, laptops, mobile phones, tablets, games consoles, digital boxes, DVD, Blu-ray and VHS recorders."

I'm sure they will find a way to cover the likes of Netflix at some point.

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