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firestick, and rooting or unlocking it...

Postby bdub » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:04 am

I'm not that interested in the amazon firestick, but I have a friend that says they can get anything with the "jailbroken" (his words) one he has.
can anyone confirm that these devices are able to be hacked in such a way (and for as little as under 100 bucks) where, say, any episode of GoT can be watched. also what is the longevity of these hacks? do you have to re-hack it every so often?
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Re: firestick, and rooting or unlocking it...

Postby Roach412 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:33 am

I'm assuming you really aren't "jailbreaking" - but rather installing a media player on it.

https://www.groundedreason.com/illegal- ... ire-stick/

It's not against the law to install other software on the stick - but it becomes questionable in how you utilize it. Watching non-paid for media does become illegal. So, if you have access to HBO to watch GoT, then go ahead and do so. But, if you don't pay for that content you're most likely getting it illegally...

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Re: firestick, and rooting or unlocking it...

Postby bdub » Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:35 pm

right, I get that. dude prolly bought it "jailbroken", as in kodi was installed. I'm just surprised it's that easy. I know he doesn't know how to set up a vpn, or at least I think he'd be hard pressed to do such a thing. I just don't think it can do what HE says, maybe I'm wrong.
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