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iPlayer on Samknows

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iPlayer on Samknows

As this really isn't a support question I have put it here
My Samknows box has stopped recording any iPlayer bit rates - last one was at 4 am on the 31st of December
Is this just me or is it the effect of the DDOS attack as iPlayer actually works with no problems
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Re: iPlayer on Samknows

Same, last recorded iPlayer bitrate or startup delay was early on 31st Dec.
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Re: iPlayer on Samknows

10pm on the 30th for me
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Re: iPlayer on Samknows

Perhaps the BBC have decided the obscene amount of data the SamKnows tests are throwing at them are a DDOS and are blocking them!
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Re: iPlayer on Samknows

started again 6.00pm yesterday
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Re: iPlayer on Samknows

just noticed all streaming tests stopped at 7.00 on the 12th January with a remarkable drop in my usage - I wonder if Plusnet have been complaining