Problem w/ Using tor(k) for Geostreaming Live-Videos

Alexander W. Janssen alexander.janssen at
Wed Jun 11 20:02:03 UTC 2008

Works here with torify, though painfully slow. You might chose a stream
which uses less bandwidth:

$ ./torify mplayer -playlist
Resolving for AF_INET...
Connecting to server[]:

By the way, Switzerland-Turkey 1:1 :-)

Have fun,

f-ighting.erich at schrieb:
> Hi there,
> here offers German Tv a live stream for soccer matches of the euro 2008! 
> It is shielded by geostreaming! And even more, since due to some
> technical stuff on their side, not all German IPs are allowed accidentally..
> Thus I need to use tor in order to become another German IP via an exit node, so that I can also watch them in real time!
> mplayer -playlist http_proxy://
> It seems that tor is checking out the url in the "playlist" file but then goes there straight without the proxy? I have tried also regular German
> public proxies like but no success either.. It is an rtsp stream after all, the live video...
> How can I run tor(k) so that I can view the games???
> Erich
> PS: Please reply to the list and to my email address so that I can read the replies before the daily digest with the others topics of this list..
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