Anyone use a Linode to run a VPN for watching British TV?
NordVPN are currently having problems with NordVPN on Linux platforms so I thought I’d create my own and Linode appeared to be the answer. However, after setting up WireGuard I soon discovered that BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub are blocking the IP address Linode assigned, and I suspect all Linode IP addresses.
Is there a way to overcome this at all?
It seems the BBC are pretty snotty about allowing their service to leak out into the world using un-registered, un-certified, un-licensed (i.e. un-taxed) devices. I'm sure your Linode/Wireguard setup falls into this category. The price you have to pay for no commercials ;-)
You prob knew this already but BBC America is available as part of a Sling TV subscription (Sling TV is available on AmazonNOW and Roku).
Google "BBC+Roku" for more info…