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    SyFy's Defiance site and videos not working

    So what's the deal with this? I'm trying to watch videos on the SyFy site and it keeps saying the content is currently unavailable.

    http://www.syfy.com/videos/Defiance/

    They got lots of commentary videos and behind the scenes stuff I love to watch, not to mention the previews for the next episode and second half the season that Showcase in Canada doesn't show. Is content on SyFy's website only available to US users or something? It's bad enough when I load up defiance.com and it takes me immediately to Showcase.ca instead of the real Defiance site.

    Is there any way around this that people have discovered?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigdirty View Post
    So what's the deal with this? I'm trying to watch videos on the SyFy site and it keeps saying the content is currently unavailable.

    http://www.syfy.com/videos/Defiance/

    They got lots of commentary videos and behind the scenes stuff I love to watch, not to mention the previews for the next episode and second half the season that Showcase in Canada doesn't show. Is content on SyFy's website only available to US users or something? It's bad enough when I load up defiance.com and it takes me immediately to Showcase.ca instead of the real Defiance site.

    Is there any way around this that people have discovered?
    You do know that these sites aren't tied right? Syfy doesn't support trion and trion doesn't support syfy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MagellanD View Post
    You do know that these sites aren't tied right? Syfy doesn't support trion and trion doesn't support syfy.
    Indeed, completely unreasonable to ask "people" in the Defiance game forum regarding Syfy's Defiance site for help. Especially in light of the whole "never before done cross-over goodness between MMO and tv-show" thing they have going. Good input, now under the bridge you go? Thanks.

    As for the problem, if you're outside the US (and whatever other select regions), you're not worthy enough to view the material. It makes me feel like a valued customer. I assume you can use some proxy software to borrow an US IP, I just can't be bothered and definately don't feel like I should need to do so.

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    I know this site has a ton of show fans and is a lot more active than any other Defiance forum out there. Lot of non-American fans as well who might want to watch the videos, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigdirty View Post
    I know this site has a ton of show fans and is a lot more active than any other Defiance forum out there. Lot of non-American fans as well who might want to watch the videos, too.
    Use Chrome browser with plugin 'Media hint' then you can Watch the show even if you're not in US.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daergar View Post
    Indeed, completely unreasonable to ask "people" in the Defiance game forum regarding Syfy's Defiance site for help. Especially in light of the whole "never before done cross-over goodness between MMO and tv-show" thing they have going. Good input, now under the bridge you go? Thanks.

    As for the problem, if you're outside the US (and whatever other select regions), you're not worthy enough to view the material. It makes me feel like a valued customer. I assume you can use some proxy software to borrow an US IP, I just can't be bothered and definately don't feel like I should need to do so.
    Wow.
    Deftly and gently put.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lalaur View Post
    Use Chrome browser with plugin 'Media hint' then you can Watch the show even if you're not in US.
    Thx I will try that solution out.

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    Media hint is the solution. Available on Chrome and Firefox.

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    Indeed mediahint is what I've been using for quite some time.

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