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Re: Getting Fox News to work with Firefox

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Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 21/01/07, Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net> wrote:
>> On Sat, 2007-01-20 at 13:44 -0500, Arch Willingham wrote:
>> > I don't remember which post it was but I saw one a while ago about
>> someone else not being able to get the video to work with videos on
>> Fox News.
>> >
>> > I use FC6 and I had the same problem and found the solution at a
>> place called greasemonkey.
>> >
>> > To get Fox News video to work:
>> >
>> > Install the firefox add-on greasemonkey:
>> > http://greasemonkey.mozdev.org/
>> >
>> > and then install the FoxNews Friendly Video script from the
>> greasemonkey site: http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/1371, and it
>> now works for me.
>> >
>> > You can see the details toward the bottom of the following threads:
>> http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewto...hlight=foxnews
>> > http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=233985&page=2
>> Am I the only one who finds this very frustration. To look at CNN news
>> you need one secret and FoxNews another secret, This does not speak well
>> for FC6 being a stable useful distribution. I know it is not supposed to
>> be. But there are limits it seems to me of how screwy even a Fedora
>> distribution is before it is worth releasing. And FC6 is the worst yet.
>> My FC4 and I assume my FC5 system can do both CNN news and FoxNews.
>> -- 
>> Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>
> Aaron, have you written to Fox news and CNN? Let them know that you
> want to view their content but cannot. Explain to them how they are
> blocking you. That's the only way to get them to change.

Before you do that you should know that both Fox and CNN videos are made for
Windows Media Player display. I seriously doubt they they will be able to do
anything to help you.

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