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BBC kills live streaming feeds - EDIT - restored in v2.93

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It's dead Jim...and maybe for good this time They're on a roll!

EDIT - v2.93 returns live streaming functionality

Not content with just killing the ION feeds, the BBC has also removed the resources get_iplayer relies on to stream live TV.

get_iplayer maintainer dinkypumpkin states:

This problem is indicated by the following error messages:

ERROR: Failed to get version pid metadata from iplayer site ERROR: Could not get version pid metadata

There is no workaround and no prognosis on when or if live TV streaming will be restored.

If you can't quite believe it, read the same thing again in a forum post here.

So, for now, that's all folks!