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Raspberry pi 3 libreelec kodi 18 now has netflix/amazon youtube

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  • Dec 8th, 2017 10:32 pm
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this is great. I was wondering what I should use my spare Pi3 for.

Now to find a use for my spare Pi1...
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neverhaveiever wrote:
Dec 7th, 2017 1:43 pm
this is great. I was wondering what I should use my spare Pi3 for.

Now to find a use for my spare Pi1...
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lead wrote:
Dec 7th, 2017 3:31 pm
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thought about doing one. I had one setup as a portable repeater, but upgraded my router and didnt need it. It also have VPN.

I was thinking of setting up a home network VPN for my IP cameras perhaps. I hear it is more secure than using them on your main network ?
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neverhaveiever wrote:
Dec 7th, 2017 5:28 pm
thought about doing one. I had one setup as a portable repeater, but upgraded my router and didnt need it. It also have VPN.

I was thinking of setting up a home network VPN for my IP cameras perhaps. I hear it is more secure than using them on your main network ?

Yes you can do adblock on your router if it has the option. The advantages are its gui configurable.can be altered without hiccuping the whole network,frees cpu/memory from router.Some run both for redundancy. It also can run pihole and PiVPN together maybe more things.
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Exp315 wrote:
Dec 7th, 2017 11:56 am
You don't get U.S. Netflix content without using a VPN. You can have a U.S. Netflix account and log into it from Canada. They don't care. But the content available will be restricted by the country of your current IP address, i.e., Canada.
I do not have VPN to access the US Netflix using an app in M9S.
Apparently that app has masked my ip address
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danieltoronto wrote:
Dec 7th, 2017 8:14 pm
I do not have VPN to access the US Netflix using an app in M9S.
Apparently that app has masked my ip address
Not unless the app is paying for bandwidth to relay the content to you, i.e., it's acting as a free VPN. Netflix used to be easily fooled by DNS services masking your location on the country check, but now they monitor what destination IP address the content is streaming to.

You may think you are getting U.S. Netflix, but the only way to know for sure is to play a title which is only available on U.S. Netflix. Try going to http://unogs.com/, select 1/18 countries: U.S., and look for a title that has a U.S. flag but no Canadian flag. Then see if you can play that. For example the movie "The Sixth Sense" is currently on U.S. Netflix only (http://unogs.com/video/?v=26797528)
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Exp315 wrote:
Dec 7th, 2017 11:56 am
Netflix has 3 different service levels. The cheapest one allows one stream, SD quality only. The next tier up allows 2 simultaneous streams, and HD. The top tier allows 4 simultaneous streams and Ultra HD. It doesn't care where the streams are going to, they can be in the same house at one IP address, or in two different countries.

You don't get U.S. Netflix content without using a VPN. You can have a U.S. Netflix account and log into it from Canada. They don't care. But the content available will be restricted by the country of your current IP address, i.e., Canada.
I stand corrected! for some reason I find that really surprising.. thought they would put the clamps on account sharing
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Exp315 wrote:
Dec 7th, 2017 10:08 pm
You may think you are getting U.S. Netflix, but the only way to know for sure is to play a title which is only available on U.S. Netflix. Try going to http://unogs.com/, select 1/18 countries: U.S., and look for a title that has a U.S. flag but no Canadian flag. Then see if you can play that. For example the movie "The Sixth Sense" is currently on U.S. Netflix only (http://unogs.com/video/?v=26797528)
You may be right. I tried to search in the Netflix app of M9S and I could not find the movie.
Yet I saw this
https://www.newonxxxxxxxxxx netflix.ca xxxxxxx /the-sixth-sense-1999 (you need to copy and paste this link to see it)
Will test more
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danieltoronto wrote:
Dec 8th, 2017 5:20 pm
You may be right. I tried to search in the Netflix app of M9S and I could not find the movie.
Yet I saw this
I tend to trust unogs.com more than those other sites, and in this case it appears that they are right and the others are wrong. A quick search for The Sixth Sense on Netflix Canada confirms that it is not available now.

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