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chipper

join:2012-05-28
Beverly Hills, CA
reply to SpongeGuard

Re: Anyone using Unblock-us?

has anyone tried seedstuff.ca?

i saw it on »www.seedboxreviews.com/. not sure if it's worth getting.

for five years i have been using those free services, but my friend got hacked. don't want to risk now.


xcimo
Ebox 60Mbps

join:2007-11-21
Gatineau, QC
reply to SpongeGuard

What's the easiest way to pay for Hulu plus? Do they accept any canadian credit card?



silvercat

join:2007-11-07
Reviews:
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1 edit

Unblock-US details here what you have to do with regards to Hulu Plus:
»support.unblock-us.com/customer/···s/291534

Edit: didn't work for me.


alexpb1

join:2005-06-23
Barrie, ON
reply to SpongeGuard

This is pretty cool, switch over to Netflix Brazil on UnoTelly or Unblock-Us and you can already watch The Hunger Games in HD. That just came out on blu-ray like a week ago. The US Netflix doesn't even have it yet.



silvercat

join:2007-11-07

Interesting ! Must try that..



infamouskid

join:2007-01-24
North York, ON
reply to SpongeGuard

i use »tunlr.net/

FREE.
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mlerner
Premium
join:2000-11-25
Nepean, ON
kudos:5

said by infamouskid:

i use »tunlr.net/

FREE.

But keep this in mind in using it:

"Where’s the catch?

So you’ve read all the fantastic stuff about Tunlr being free, allowing you to stream in the best quality available, easy to setup blah blah blah. This simply sounds too good to be true. Where’s the catch?
We’re not aiming to provide a professional 24/7 service. Tunlr is up when it’s up, and is down when it’s down. We only have limited support for non-PC players. Support is limited to the on-site forum where your questions may or may not get answered."

»tunlr.net/faq/


Mike2009

join:2009-01-13
Ottawa, ON
kudos:3

It works well for me on my PS3 and Wii. So what if it's not guaranteed. I don't consider the inability to get US Netflix or Hulu an emergency. So far it always works for me.



mlerner
Premium
join:2000-11-25
Nepean, ON
kudos:5

To each their own but if I'm paying for a service (Netflix etc) to use it 24/7 and relying on a tunnel to do so, I'd want to be sure at least it was at least reliably available most of the time with exception for unexpected outages or maintenance windows.

The problem I see is that unless they keep adding more bandwidth it may become unreliable because they need the capacity and servers at their end to transmit the stream to you, it's not simply DNS lookups alone that is provided to you.



Mike2009

join:2009-01-13
Ottawa, ON
kudos:3

At some point it will likely become a paid service with more expectation of reliability.



El Quintron
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join:2008-04-28
Etobicoke, ON
kudos:4
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reply to mlerner

said by mlerner:

To each their own but if I'm paying for a service (Netflix etc) to use it 24/7 and relying on a tunnel to do so, I'd want to be sure at least it was at least reliably available most of the time with exception for unexpected outages or maintenance windows.

True, but even paid services are going to have some "flakiness" to them. I use Overplay still to this day, and it does crap out, for a couple of hours once every couple of weeks.
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slowikc

join:2011-01-23
Milton, On
reply to alexpb1

said by alexpb1:

This is pretty cool, switch over to Netflix Brazil on UnoTelly or Unblock-Us and you can already watch The Hunger Games in HD.

Wow cool feature, didn't know that Unblock-us will allow you to watch Netflix US, Canada,UK ,Ireland, Brazil and Mexico. Will try it out tonight.

Is there a site that lists which country version of Netflix has the most current movies (i.e like Brazil has Hunger games, etc..). It would be really cool if you could search all netflix content with search results showing which Netflix your desired movie is on.


mlerner
Premium
join:2000-11-25
Nepean, ON
kudos:5
reply to El Quintron

said by El Quintron:

said by mlerner:

To each their own but if I'm paying for a service (Netflix etc) to use it 24/7 and relying on a tunnel to do so, I'd want to be sure at least it was at least reliably available most of the time with exception for unexpected outages or maintenance windows.

True, but even paid services are going to have some "flakiness" to them. I use Overplay still to this day, and it does crap out, for a couple of hours once every couple of weeks.

Unblock US has been flawless for me for 6 months.

alexpb1

join:2005-06-23
Barrie, ON
reply to slowikc

I don't know. I am only aware of »instantwatcher.com/
It shows you all the movies/tv shows for US/Canada Netflix



El Quintron
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join:2008-04-28
Etobicoke, ON
kudos:4
Reviews:
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reply to mlerner

said by mlerner:

Unblock US has been flawless for me for 6 months.

Good to know, in my case the issue seems to be intermittent with my Boxee Box+Overplay, should cross check with my PC and PS3 to confirm where the issue really is.
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JoePro

join:2006-11-01
canada
reply to SpongeGuard

I use SmartDNS from overplay.net... Works really well and haven't had any issues thus far


rseiler

join:2001-11-01
reply to SpongeGuard

Those using Tunlr for Netflix, might want to follow their feed:
»twitter.com/Tunlr

For example:

We'll be turning off Netflix support in order to reduce system load

We probably have to drop some currently supported platforms. We'll be continuing to support PC, Mac and IOS after a temporary break.

Unless you have a funky DNS configuration, Netflix on PC/Windows and IOS will be back after a reboot.


tanknspank

join:2012-09-01

What 'platform support' is involved in Tunlr. Isn't it all done at DNS server level?

I just tried to access Hulu on my Android phone and the site seems to think I'm in the US, offering me a signup for Hulu Plus.



mlerner
Premium
join:2000-11-25
Nepean, ON
kudos:5

said by tanknspank:

What 'platform support' is involved in Tunlr. Isn't it all done at DNS server level?

I just tried to access Hulu on my Android phone and the site seems to think I'm in the US, offering me a signup for Hulu Plus.

The DNS is so they can redirect you to other servers where they proxy the content, thus tricking Netflix, Hulu and others into thinking you are in the US and then pass the streaming content to you through those servers.


mlerner
Premium
join:2000-11-25
Nepean, ON
kudos:5
reply to SpongeGuard

Just a warning for those using Tunlr, they will start banning what they deem to be heavy users.

Please consider using a commercial unblocking service if you consume geo-fenced video feeds for hours a day using Tunlr.

For instance, we’ve seen a few people hogging on our Netflix proxy for more than 10 hours a day (come on, get a life) consuming a considerable amount of resources on our servers. We’re not going to tolerate this. Starting next week, offenders will be handed a Tunlr-wide ban on their IP address and repeating offenders will get their entire ISP subnet(s) permanently banned. This will affect around 1-2% of our current user base. There will be no discussion about how to get unbanned. Once a ban is in place, it’s permanent.

If you’re using geo-fenced services like BBC, Netflix, Zattoo and others for more than 3 hours each day you are getting into the red zone. This applies only to video feeds at this time.
»tunlr.net/forums/topic/service-abuse/

rseiler

join:2001-11-01
reply to SpongeGuard

Tunlr drops Netflix, officially:
»tunlr.net/2012/09/28/support-for···-dropped



kosher98

@rogers.com
reply to SpongeGuard

I use UnoTelly and have been great for the past 6 months.



Guspaz
Guspaz
Premium,MVM
join:2001-11-05
Montreal, QC
kudos:23
reply to SpongeGuard

Kind of silly of tunlr... By their own admission, 90% of their sessions are to Netflix, so they'll see their userbase plummet. You might say "but it's a free service, what is there to complain about?" and while that's largely true, tunlr doesn't accept donations, so there's not much legitimacy to their "netflix uses too much resources" reasoning.

Oh well, back to my own VPN, then.
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ns1225

join:2010-12-30
Montreal, QC
reply to SpongeGuard

There is a service called TunnelBear that I`ve used to watch BBC One live and it`s great. Free and paid service: »www.tunnelbear.com/pricing/



mlerner
Premium
join:2000-11-25
Nepean, ON
kudos:5
reply to Guspaz

Apparently tunlr was a run by a service by a few friends who had setup the service for themselves to use and started to offer it to anyone else for free. I suspect they didn't antinicipate the demand for such a service.


MichelR

join:2011-07-03
Ottawa, ON
reply to SpongeGuard

I started using unblock-us again yesterday since I can't watch stuff on Global using my Boxee Box anymore (Flash version issues). I like that they let us choose which Netflix we want to access (though I see Netflix France isn't there (yet?))


koreyb
Open the Canadian Market NOW

join:2005-01-08
East York, ON
Reviews:
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·Rogers Hi-Speed
reply to kosher98

said by kosher98 :

I use UnoTelly and have been great for the past 6 months.

I used them but it would seem on a very regular basis it would go down.... They refused to help... moved to unblock us and the issues all went away.

rseiler

join:2001-11-01

@koreyb, what time frame was that? Recently?

For those interested, more on the Tunlr decision:
»tunlr.net/forums/topic/netflix-s···-dropped


jack322

join:2012-09-19
reply to SpongeGuard

I'm using Unotelly. Great service + they support VPN for 3G networks.