Gears TV Reloaded, the popular IPTV service, has shut down following a crackdown by FBI. OMI IN A HELLCAT, the founder and developer of the Gears TV Reloaded service and also the owner of the successful eponymous published a 36-minute video providing the complete information related to this crackdown.
Apparently, the FBI has also seized most of the assets and cars owned by the founder. The founder is likely to be charged for piracy and money laundering.
There have been many crackdowns recently, the most recent one being that of One Nation Builds and Kodi UK TV Repository. Before that, the popular streaming links provider Openload had been taken down owing to the legal actions by the authorities.
What are the alternatives?
Even though Gears TV Reloaded was an extremely popular IPTV service, we still have quite a few options to watch cable TV at an affordable price.
Here are some of them:
You may also explore our list of Best IPTV Services to find more options.
There are some Live TV APKs you may want to try as well. However, they may not be as good as the paid IPTV services.
How does it affect users?
Whenever such crackdowns happen, the developers are usually made to cooperate with the authorities. As a result, they may be obligated to share any user data they may have logged. Although somewhat unlikely, this may result in action being taken against the users of the services.
It is best not to take any chances. While we do not encourage copyright violations, we strongly support your rights to privacy and online security.
It is highly recommended that you use a VPN whenever you use third-party services like Gears TV Reloaded IPTV. A VPN will conceal your online identity and provide complete anonymity.
The idea is to use a reliable VPN that offers high speed and total privacy with absolutely zero-logging.
I am using ExpressVPN on all my streaming devices and suggest you do the same. It offers dedicated apps for all the popular devices including Fire TV / Stick. They are currently offering a 49% discount & 3-months extra subscription on their annual plan. Moreover, it comes with a 30-day risk-free money-back guarantee. So you can also use it completely free for 30-days and then cancel the subscription if not required anymore.
Gears TV Reloaded has been shut down and it may not be the last one. As I said, to be on the safer side, always use a VPN when you stream with the third-party services. This will make sure that these services do not capture any of your personal information and you remain anonymous all around.
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