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On motzei shabbat, I usually watch the megillah being read from The Shul of the Seven Beggars on my computer, which, for the record had been turned on, and set up, before Shabbat following their instructions, so as not to transgress the Shabbat. Further, I have a kosher Megillah and follow the reading as well, but I do not know the trop and nekudot well enough to read on my own.

Theoretically speaking, would listening to a live stream of a megillah reading and following along be considered a true leining? Would a listener be yotze? Why or why not? And if not, why do they lein it LIVE streaming on the computer?

The other 3 answers do not really answer my question. I added the word LIVE to the question

MY APOLOGIES if this is a double question, but I can not find anything similarly applicable.

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    I don’t understand what your Megillah has anything to do with the question: if it’s a kosher Megillah, why do you need the livestream? Since you’re reading it, you’re yotzei without anyone else reading it for you. If it’s not a kosher Megillah, it doesn’t help for anything (except maintaining concentration, perhaps). Am I missing something? – DonielF Aug 29 '18 at 14:10
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    @YeruchamDavidbenMordecai Oh, I missed in your question that you’re asking for practical Halacha. In that case you should ask your Rabbi - none of us are qualified to be your local orthodox Rav. – DonielF Aug 29 '18 at 15:22
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    @YeruchamDavidbenMordecai I apologize to you and hope you can forgive me at this time of the year. And, on the other side, there is nothing at all for you to apologize for. You've taught me to be more careful with my tone and I thank you for that. I don't think this is a duplicate or bad question in any way, and while I don't quite understand what you meant in your other question, I don't consider it bad or silly. May you also be written and sealed for a good year in all ways and have a happy special birthday. – Heshy Aug 29 '18 at 15:45
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    @YeruchamDavidbenMordecai I feel for you - I really do. You’re not the only one who’s had to miss Megillah reading for being an invalid, though in my case it was Eichah rather than Esther. You’re right to look for other solutions, this just isn’t the place to find them. Mi Yodeya isn’t a Rabbi. The same way you wouldn’t ask how space ships work here, this isn’t the place to ask for Halachic advice. This is an excellent question, don’t misunderstand - this just isn’t the place to get it answered. I wish you a Refuah Sheleimah u’Meheirah. – DonielF Aug 29 '18 at 15:45
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    Another thing to consider is that the Megillah doesn’t have to be read in shul. If you can’t make it to shul, is there anyone from shul who can make it to you? – DonielF Aug 29 '18 at 15:55

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