Viewing the 2012 Olympics

Thomas S Hatch thatch45 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 10:50:46 MDT 2012


On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 10:48 AM, Doran L. Barton <fozz at hypermoo.com> wrote:

> On Monday, July 30, 2012 10:31:31 AM Eric Jacobs wrote:
> > 0. Bought a 512MB Linode VPS in London: $20.
> > 1. ssh -D5080 root at london.vps.ip
> > 2. Added localhost:5080 as a socks proxy on my local machine. (stupidly
> easy
> > in os x). 3. Watched three hours of Olympic events on
> > http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/olympics/2012/live-video
> >
> > It's a pretty sweet setup. HD content after it buffers a little. Zero
> > commercials. Pretty good UI.
>
> That's cool, but am I the only person who cringed when I saw his example
> include ssh as root?
>
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I did almost the same thing as Eric, I just used squid instead and set the
proxy in firefox on my HDTV. And now I can watch bbc channels!


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