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Posted 7/11/15
Hello! I was wondering if its illegal to use the US crunchyroll in EU? Because there are so many good series on the us one and I bought premium so I can use this site instead of other online sites with bad quality and stuff! :)))

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Posted 7/11/15 , edited 7/11/15
Yes. The internet police will get you.
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Posted 7/11/15 , edited 7/11/15
Well, perhaps 'Help' would have been a better forum section to post this.

It's not exactly stated clearly in CR's terms of service(as far as I can find?), however it's not exactly encouraged and there is this clause in the terms;

Forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any posting or in any way use the Site or Services to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information

...that might sort of apply.

If you had used the search function you'd have seen this issue has already been tackled in a lot of previous posts, for example take a look here;
http://www.crunchyroll.com/forumtopic-826591/is-it-okay-for-me-to-use-vpn
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Posted 7/11/15 , edited 7/11/15
It's not illegal by law AFAIK, but not sure. I don't know for sure. But doesn't really matter, the police have many much better things to do with their time so they really could not care less , and someone would have to report you. And i think its legal... At most crunchyroll might ban you. As for me, vpn are too much trouble, so i watch anything crunchyroll has in my country on my paid account here, and the 85% i want to watch they dont have on a certain other streaming site I like.

Obviously, i am not gonna be the only idiot in my entire friend group who won't watch awesome/popular shows just because they're not on the right streaming site ... Hahahahaha *ROFL*!!

So yeah its easier to just check if something you want to watch is on another site... Maybe try daisuki , or viewster, or some other site which streams anime if it is not on those either... ;-)
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Posted 7/11/15

SirSherlock wrote:

Hello! I was wondering if its illegal to use the US crunchyroll in EU? Because there are so many good series on the us one and I bought premium so I can use this site instead of other online sites with bad quality and stuff! :)))

From SirSherlock

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I've closed this since you've also now posted in Site Support.

To answer the question briefly, It is against CR's Terms of Service to fake your region to circumvent region restrictions.
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