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[quote name='TorrentFreak'][b][font=georgia,serif][size=6]UK ISPs Start Blocking KickassTorrents, H33T and Fenopy[/size][/font][/b]

[font=georgia,serif]BT, Virgin Media, O2 and Be There have started to block access to three of the world

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H33T still works for me, others are dead though, but amusingly on H33Ts homepage it says if you use Operas Turbo Mode, you can access all the blocked sites, including TPB lol

Turbo mode must use a proxy
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And the copyright holders will gain nothing.
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**** **** **** *** ****s

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Jeepers

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[quote name='Detection' timestamp='1363890335' post='595590684']
H33T still works for me, others are dead though, but amusingly on H33Ts homepage it says if you use Operas Turbo Mode, you can access all the blocked sites, including TPB
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I tested opera portable and all sites work perfectly in turbo mode (blocked in ff though). Thanks for the tip!
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[quote name='Detection' timestamp='1363890335' post='595590684']
Turbo mode must use a proxy
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Turbo mode uses Operas servers to compress websites to speed up mobile browsing and slow connections, essentially you are using opera servers as a proxy.
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ugh, we need to make our own internet using satellites.
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Welcome to the UK circa 1984 :shifty:

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I tested PirateBay, H33T, Fenopy and KickassTorrents - they're all blocked with Chrome but are accessible using Turbo mode in Opera. It's quite amusing as I hadn't heard of H33T, Fenopy or KickassTorrents before the news that they were blocked.
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[quote name='Fus10n' timestamp='1363891501' post='595590722']
ugh, we need to make our own internet using satellites.
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I'd love to be my own ISP. :cool:

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[quote name='Hum' timestamp='1363892551' post='595590748']
I'd love to be my own ISP. :cool:
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You would have to send yourself cease and desist letters and throttle your own bandwidth :p

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Feels like Saudi Arabia.

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They aren't blocking anything though... if anything they are making it easier to access the sites and promoting torrent sites that some people probably never heard of.
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Kickass Torrents is blocked for me now on Virgin.

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[color=#282828]Kickass Torrents is blocked for me now on sky[/color]

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All blocked on VM, all available on BT.

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thats.........stupid.

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[quote name='n_K' timestamp='1363894427' post='595590802']
All blocked on VM, all available on BT.
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Im with BT and only H33T works

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I'm curious...what happens when you try to access the sites? Do you get a a different webpage? I'd love to see a screenshot.

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[quote name='#Michael' timestamp='1363898754' post='595590912']
I'm curious...what happens when you try to access the sites? Do you get a a different webpage? I'd love to see a screenshot.
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The only thing that comes up on Virgin Media is this...

[attachment=330032:Capture.PNG]

It just redirects you to this site: http://my.virginmedia.com/site-blocked.html

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Agggggggggh. Just checked and indeed KAT is blocked.

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[quote name='#Michael' timestamp='1363898754' post='595590912']
I'm curious...what happens when you try to access the sites? Do you get a a different webpage? I'd love to see a screenshot.
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My ISP (TalkTalk) shows this message:

[img]http://i.imgur.com/SfwUyrT.png[/img]

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My ISP (Sky) simply produces a general browser error saying the page can't be reached.

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[quote name='lcg' timestamp='1363899457' post='595590942']
My ISP (TalkTalk) shows this message:

[img]http://i.imgur.com/SfwUyrT.png[/img]
[/quote] I get exactly the same :(

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