Here’s a quick video I made about exploring the TV systems commonly found in hotel and motel rooms. In this video you’ll find a few tricks that will give you the ability to see some of the hidden (out of band) TV stations used to provide pay-per-view, billing, and other fun things. I made this video using some of the easiest methods possible, that any person could feasibly do, and don’t intend for this to be any kind of advanced tutorial as I’m oversimplifying a few details 😉

I’m not the pioneer of this “hack” by any means and there’s plenty of other people that have done more in-depth write ups of this subject. (If you have the right remote controls/IRDA setups, you can even control the video servers right from your room). Google “hacking lodgenet” for more. Also see the link below for a similar tool to the one I have:

http://www.amazon.com/Cable-Security-Shield-Filter-Removing/dp/B001T75RGU

Note: I had permission to do this episode, but it may be illegal in some states/countries without getting permission… or something…

Peace,
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