We often receive questions like:
"I'm trying to watch content provided by the BBC/Netflix/HBO/etc. from outside the country of origin, but Tor isn't working. What should I do?"
- Can't watch BBC iPlayer content despite UK IP
- Newbie trying to use Tor to view BBC but instructions involve Vidalia?
- Can Tor be used with Netflix or Hulu?
I'm struggling to think of legitimate reasons for accessing video streaming services from other countries. (If they want to watch, for example, the news, then why not just access the related non-video sites via Tor? I'm sure the standard BBC News website isn't blocking Tor connections... )
I realise that there are often legal grey areas involved in using Tor across borders, but if the question involves an obvious attempted breach of licensing laws, should we mark the question as off-topic? Or does that risk the users answering the questions becoming moral judges, without, perhaps, knowing all the information?