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+ - BBC iPlayer to stream for Linux & Mac users->

Submitted by Albanach
Albanach (527650) writes "The BBC has confirmed that television shows available to download for Windows users within the UK will be available to Linux and Mac users by the year end. The BBC has signed a deal with adobe to make streaming versions of these programmes available using Flash. While the BBC have not ruled out a download and watch later version for Linux and mac users, they state "It comes down to cost per person and reach at the end of the day"."
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