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UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites #834437
30th Oct 2013 1:16pm
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UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites including Torrentz.eu, BitSnoop and ExtraTorrent

The sites, including the likes of Torrentz.eu, BitSnoop and ExtraTorrent are to be blocked on October 30.

BT and Virgin Media have confirmed that the block will be implemented in the next two days.

A BT spokesperson said: “BT will only block access to websites engaged in online copyright infringement when ordered by a court to do so. BT has been ordered to block access to these websites, and will do so within the timeframe set out in the court order.”

Gareth Mead, a Virgin Media spokesperson added: “We’ve received court orders requiring us to block a further 21 file-sharing sites found to be infringing on copyright. As a responsible ISP we obey court orders addressed to the company.”

Sky typically does not comment on which sites it blocks but states that it always complies with court orders as and when they’re received. Sky refreshes a list of sites that it’s been asked to block on its ‘Our approach to protecting copyright’ page. So far, Torrentz.eu and the others have not yet appeared.

TalkTalk has yet to respond to a request for comment.

A report from TorrentFreak first revealed that Torrentz.eu, BitSnoop and ExtraTorrent would be blocked in the UK at the end of the month.

Recombu Digital has obtained the full list of sites that are to be blocked:

1337x
Abmp3
BeeMP3
BitSnoop
Bomb-Mp3
eMp3World
ExtraTorrent
FileCrop
FilesTube
Monova
Mp3Juices
Mp3lemon
Mp3Raid
Mp3skull
NewAlbumReleases
Rapidlibrary
TorrentCrazy
TorrentDownloads
TorrentHound
Torrentreactor
Torrentz

This latest wave of site blocking measures is the biggest yet. Previously, rights holders had sought court orders for sites like The Pirate Bay, KickassTorrents, Movie2k and EZTV.

The length of time it took for court orders to materialise meant that there was time for those involved in file sharing to set up mirrors and proxies. Obtaining orders to block several sites all at once makes it easier for rights holders to bring the fight to the pirates.

Link

What a pi**take!

mad

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Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834438
30th Oct 2013 1:22pm
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Screw you BT & Virgin, hope a load of customers ditch you!


Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834439
30th Oct 2013 1:26pm
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I dont download movies no more because sky have blocked loads of sites, so just watch them all on movies25


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Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834441
30th Oct 2013 1:32pm
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It won't make a minutes worth of difference.

Just spoof your IP and then go in as normal, or use a proxy.

They're trying to block sites, the Internet was set up with the intention that if one route became impassable it would use another, so I wish them good luck, and I'll just carry on using PirateBay on Virgin.


Next week: Court orders all gaming sites to be blocked after 10pm so we get a good nights sleep.

Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834443
30th Oct 2013 1:37pm
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does a proxy not slow down connection speed?

Better than nothing come to think of it.


Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834445
30th Oct 2013 1:59pm
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use come.in to bypass and that can put you onto kickass etc

Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834450
30th Oct 2013 2:36pm
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Also use google cache to bypass. Its nonsense.

Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834451
30th Oct 2013 2:41pm
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Can't see any of the popular piratebay alternatives on that list.

Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834453
30th Oct 2013 2:44pm
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on the wirral
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If you want to bypass any web filter or proxy server blocking any site, you can use Opera with Tor to safely and anonymously view or download whatever you want, because it uses the Opera (Internet Suite), so its really, really fast and the Tor network leaves no trace or History.

Plus This Opera Tor Bundle can be run off any disk: USB, network drive or hard drive.


Opera Tor - Opera + Tor + Privoxy
http://letwist.net/operator

It's basicially a pre-configured bundle and optmized with the Opera Browser, The Onion Router and Privoxy. Just Run: Tor, Privoxy and Opera or click on "Start" in the bundle folder and freely surf away.


You can use these sites to confirm that your orginal IP and location were hidden.

1. http://www.ipaddresslocation.org/
2. http://www.iptoplace.com/
3. http://www.maxmind.com/app/locate_my_ip

Opera Features
http://www.opera.com/products/desktop/

1. Very Fast.
2. Tabbed browing.
3. Mouse Gestures.
4. The Most secure.
5. Lightweight RAM usage despite heavy feature set.
6. Content Blocker (Ad block).
7. Download Manager.
8. Extremely stable.
9. Basic BitTorrent support.
10. Thousands of Skins/Themes
11. Excellent community support.

Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834488
30th Oct 2013 5:35pm
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Virgin blocked me viewing live football from firstrow sports. Which knackered me as i dont have a tv

Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: tiptop] #834514
30th Oct 2013 6:48pm
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The link for this is not working, cheers.
Opera Tor - Opera + Tor + Privoxy
http://letwist.net/operator


One Way Or Another
Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834525
30th Oct 2013 7:42pm
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These guys are trying to perpetuate an old business model that has not moved with the times. If they were in the motor industry we would still be in horses and carts

Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834526
30th Oct 2013 8:00pm
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You will find links that will work with your provider if you look wink

http://kat.torrenticity.com
http://tpb.torrenticity.com
http://www.mininova.org

Kickass have Been changing therse for sometime now.

Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: fish5133] #834560
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[quote=fish5133]Virgin blocked me viewing live football from firstrow sports. Which knackered me as i dont have a tv.
http://www.firstrow.org/
http://www.wiziwig.tv/index.php?part=sports
http://cricfree.tv/live-tennis-streaming-ch3.php
http://www.viplivesports.eu/
Happy viewing.

Re: UK ISPs asked to block 21 file sharing sites [Re: _Ste_] #834577
31st Oct 2013 7:37am
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Woohoo, thanks, now i can get back on YIFY thumbsup

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