Hackers had discovered an exploit that allowed them to save the programmes to hard disk and share them with others.
BBC iPlayer Downloads shows your programmes as a list, with details of title, broadcast date, running time and a brief synopsis. It also shows when each programme will expire. Jan 30, 2020 Download and install the VPN app onto your device. Connect to a VPN server in the UK. Remember: Some providers have designated servers to access BBC iPlayer, meaning not all servers will work with the service. Log in to BBC iPlayer and watch live and on-demand content for free. Install the Downloads app using the button below. After installation, visit bbc.co.uk/iplayer. Find programmes you'd like to download on the iPlayer website, and click the download link for the.
Rights issues mean the BBC is only able to offer streamed programmes for up to seven days after broadcast.
- Here’s how to watch BBC iPlayer in USA: Sign up for one of the VPNs mentioned below ( we recommend NordVPN ). Download and install the app, making sure to get the right version for your device’s operating system. Connect to one of your VPN’s British servers. Sign in to BBC iPlayer and try loading a video.
- Both iOS and Android platforms have official BBC iPlayer apps available through their respective app stores. On Android, BBC iPlayer is available on Google Play store for phones, tablets, and Android TV devices, while Amazon App Store also offers the app for download on Firestick and Fire TV devices. The app is also available on other streaming platforms like Roku, Xbox, and PlayStation.
A download service for PC users lets viewers keep the programmes for up to 30 days on their PC.
The Digital Rights Management on downloadable programmes from iPlayer was exploited and breached some time ago.
The BBC admitted that it was most likely facing a cat and mouse game with hackers intent on circumventing copy protection.
'It's an ongoing, constant process and one which we will continue to monitor,' said the corporation in a statement.
'Like other broadcasters, the security of rights-protected content online is an issue we take very seriously,' it added.
The BBC announced a version of the iPlayer for iPhone and iPod touch owners last week.
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The content for the phones and iPod is streamed as an MP4 file without copy protection and hackers quickly realised that they could access the file using a simple plug in for Firefox.