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Digby
20-03-2014, 07:38 PM
One of my friends says she was watching movies on one of Megashares sites.

But she has lost the address, and it wants various tool bars and passwords etc.

I have told her that it may be hard to do this without paying a subscription.

But are there any sites you can legally watch movies on line ?

plod
20-03-2014, 07:45 PM
Netflix. $7.95 us a month and a little work around

wainuitech
20-03-2014, 07:52 PM
Do a google search for -- you'll get the address

Bobh
20-03-2014, 10:20 PM
Utube.

1101
21-03-2014, 10:01 AM
He asked for LEGAL options guys: not legally dodgy options

But are there any sites you can legally watch movies on line ?

http://www.flicks.co.nz/on-demand/new/

the Official Youtube movie channel. Other youtubs movies are probhably pirated: theres alot of pirated stuff on Youtube
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAJ2KpG4wVeLbrJk4fAkI1Q

Perhaps buy them from Itunes?
I somehow doubt movies on mega & similar sites will be legal

Netflix: you would be violating their terms & conditions so not really legal as there will be copywrite issues involved (other local Movie companies/distibutors will have sole rights to some of those movies in NZ)
https://www.orcon.net.nz/ufb/blog/how_to_watch_us_netflix_here_in_nz

dugimodo
21-03-2014, 02:38 PM
Quickflix, MS Video app under windows 8, Google+ - all have pay per view streaming services available in NZ.

If it's a current movie and you are watching it stream for free odds are pretty good it's not legal.

psycik
22-03-2014, 08:41 AM
One of the easiest and legal ways is an apple tv and itunes. For all their faults it's a pretty good box and you can buy or rent movies with it.

Else quickflix is legal, but only selected tvs (or an old tv will access it), netflix while great ( I have it) there's some hoops to just through, but as well as a pretty large catalog, it's only pretty much every device.

Amazon instant, needs vpn and can only really get it on a roku (which you can't easily get shipped here).

If you can get yourself onto a vpn then many more legal options are available. Else if sticking to NZ only there's not a ot of tv accessible sites - and by these I mean sites that you can access with a remote - no computer/mouse hooked up to a screen.

WalOne
22-03-2014, 10:34 AM
Netflix. $7.95 us a month and a little work around

:thumbs:

Here's how (https://www.orcon.net.nz/ufb/blog/how_to_watch_us_netflix_here_in_nz)


If you go to Netflix.com, you'll see that you can't create an account because it knows you’re outside of the USA. So what we have to do is to appear to Netflix that we’re in the USA and we can then use their services.

Note: This is not illegal, but Netflix could possibly frown on it. However, they are making money from it, so it isn't so likely.

Can't beat it, in fact I've just upgraded my TV so I can watch Netflix + ITV + + + on it. :D

Chilling_Silence
22-03-2014, 11:23 AM
NZ legal options include:
iTunes
Google Play Movies
QuickFlix

You technically can use Netflix, while not illegal it does break their ToS, so buyer beware.

There's a host of other illegal streaming, as well as some other torrent based ones that effectively assemble it from the torrent in a streaming format that have been in the media lately. All of those unfortunately are illegal and against PressF1s rules so if you're after those you're on your own ;-)

johcar
22-03-2014, 02:28 PM
NZ legal options include:
iTunes
Google Play Movies
QuickFlix

You technically can use Netflix, while not illegal it does break their ToS, so buyer beware.

There's a host of other illegal streaming, as well as some other torrent based ones that effectively assemble it from the torrent in a streaming format that have been in the media lately. All of those unfortunately are illegal and against PressF1s rules so if you're after those you're on your own ;-)

Google Play movies? Whenever I have tried to purchase one, I get told "Not in your country" - are you running a VPN to the US to get that service here?

wainuitech
22-03-2014, 04:10 PM
Google Play movies? Whenever I have tried to purchase one, I get told "Not in your country" - are you running a VPN to the US to get that service here? Install http://proxmate.dave.cx/ and they think you are in USA -- What you do while in another country and how to pay - thats a different story.

johcar
22-03-2014, 04:48 PM
Install http://proxmate.dave.cx/ and they think you are in USA -- What you do while in another country and how to pay - thats a different story.

Ah, but that only works on a PC - I was trying it on my N7...

Installed in Chrome, and tried to rent a movie and got as far as the Payment Option screen and my payment methods (credit card and Play credit) are "unsupported"... :(

plod
22-03-2014, 05:25 PM
NZ legal options include:
iTunes
Google Play Movies
QuickFlix

You technically can use Netflix, while not illegal it does break their ToS, so buyer beware.

There's a host of other illegal streaming, as well as some other torrent based ones that effectively assemble it from the torrent in a streaming format that have been in the media lately. All of those unfortunately are illegal and against PressF1s rules so if you're after those you're on your own ;-)

Google play movies is the same as Netflix as you need a work around?

wotz
22-03-2014, 07:24 PM
I got a movie from google on my n7 last weekend. Chromecasted it to tv. No vpn or anything needed.

wainuitech
22-03-2014, 09:11 PM
Ah, but that only works on a PC - I was trying it on my N7...

Installed in Chrome, and tried to rent a movie and got as far as the Payment Option screen and my payment methods (credit card and Play credit) are "unsupported"... :(

Hence the comment "how to pay - thats a different story."

Chilling_Silence
23-03-2014, 09:20 AM
No, that's incorrect. You CAN use it legally in NZ without a proxy.

Any accounts having issues will likely be to changes in their home address as part of previous workarounds to get Play Music.

https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/2843119?hl=en

Support was added in Dec 2013.

johcar
23-03-2014, 05:47 PM
No, that's incorrect. You CAN use it legally in NZ without a proxy.

Any accounts having issues will likely be to changes in their home address as part of previous workarounds to get Play Music.

https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/2843119?hl=en

Support was added in Dec 2013.

And just when I was about to log a support call, I find I am now able to buy from Google Movies!

Obviously the mere threat of my rage was enough to scare Google into submission!! :D