Excellent content but daily download limit is too strict2009-Jul-02
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The content of the site is excellent and I love how the videos are DRM free.
Unfortunately all this goodness comes with a downside. There is a 5 GB daily download limit which the site strictly enforces. Go over the limit just once and your account will be "temporarily" suspended (a info box pops up after you login into the site to tell you this).
Have no idea how long the temporary suspension is set for. I'm guessing until 24 hours from the moment you went over 5 GB limit. Don't be tempted to periodically check if the suspension has been lifted from your account. After three such logins the message in the info box changes to inform you that you've been permanetly suspended for excessive downloading/logging into the site from too many locations (in other words they are accussing your of sharing your login information with others).
While the site does keep track of how much you download, there is nothing on the site itself to show you how much of the 5 GB download limit you've used. Only way to keep track is to create a folder on your harddrive and download your videos into the folder and periodically check the size of the folder and stop downloading when you are nearing the 5 GB limit. Then you have to make note of the time you stopped as you can't resume downloading until 24 hours from that time.
I think the 5 GB download limit is nothing more than a gimick to keep people subscribed to the site longer. A lot of people join for a month and download all the videos they want and then cancel. The 5 GB limit makes this harder.