Stephen Fry mocks the "incredible naivety" of the BBC's iPlayer

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Speaking in one of a series of lectures organised by the BBC to inform the debate over public service broadcasting, legendary actor and comedian Stephen Fry hit out at the BBC iPlayer downloadable content service. “There is this marvellous idea the iPlayer is secure,” he said. “It’s anything but secure.”

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The BBC's iPlayer now works on Firefox

bbc-iplayer-firefox.jpgGreat news. The only time I’ve had to use Internet Explorer so far this year was when loading up the Beeb’s iPlayer to see if the new series of Torchwood was as bad and as homo-erotically-charged as everyone said it was. It was.

Fortunately, iPlayer now works on Firefox. Without any extra fiddling around. Look at that image there – I just took that in Firefox. It worked. There was no fiddling around or installing of stuff. Internet Explorer is now dead to me…

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Gary CutlackThe BBC's iPlayer now works on Firefox