CDN starts being locked down, apparently

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  1. Ryccardo
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    Top: Animal Crossing NL + Amiibo (J)
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    Many other pieces of commercial software are still freely available... for now
     
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    What?
     
  3. Ryccardo
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    You didn't hear the rumors? That the new, 11.8+ method for downloading non-system titles (requiring a signed ticket as login) would probably be enforced sooner or later? :)
     
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    I can corroborate this, the server is returning a 403 (forbidden) error trying to download that title.
    The end is nigh, my friends. I'm glad I prepared.
     
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    Panic begins to set in for the pirates that slacked on hoarding for this day.
     
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    Yeah, it's slowly but surely blocking more titles, even USA titles now.

    Some stuff I've seen 403 errors on now:
    - Fire Emblem Series Games
    - Kirby Series Games
    - Animal Crossing Games
    - Super Mario Games

    I give it 24 hours or so before the whole server is returning 403 for non-free titles.
     
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    Oh well, i’ll just look online for the games.
     
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    So essentially this is the end for Freeshop, and will probably soon also be for the Cdnsp Downloaders for the switch?
     
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    Unfortunately several of them aren't online since nobody ever bothered to download a cia of them because "why bother, we will always have freeshop and it is much easier to just use freeshop".
     
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    And that is the end of the line.

    Been a nice ride while it lasted.
     
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    Unfortunately I can just for ask for a cia for that game online somewhere.
     
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    So while this would stop freeshop. One could still download things manually and install a cia right?
     
  13. Ryccardo
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    From non-Nintendo sources, of course
     
  14. wurstpistole

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    Of course, why wouldn't that work. That's how it worked for ages before Freeshop was a thing.
     
  15. Ryccardo
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    Unless someone organizes a ticket-sharing affair (and produces appropriate downloading software to use it)
     
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    I doubt this would last long, since Nintendo could just revoke the console-/nnid-unique tickets.
     
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    Too bad for them; luckily some people, one of whom I know personally since I was born have downloaded large parts of the 3DS eShop while they still could
     
  18. RHOPKINS13

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    Now someone just needs to put up a mirror of Nintendo's CDN...
     
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    Yeah mate, because it's that simple. /s
     
  20. Ryccardo
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    They said the same about private headers and localfriendcodeseeds; as long as people aren't too greedy (ironic, given the audience of these websites) it would work (imagine splitting the demand using a large pool of signed tickets for the same title)