Torrent Sites Banned In Australia

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Baccabechoppin, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. Baccabechoppin
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    Baccabechoppin GBAtemp's Finest Bacca!

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    In total honesty, I'm surprised that no one has brought this up but several torrent sites (Including TPB, IsoHunt, Torrenthound and more) have been banned in Australia. In a ruling by the Federal Court Internet Companies are being forced to block them. Trying to access these sites simply gives this message:

    Content Denied
    Access to this website has been disabled by an order of the Federal Court of Australia because it infringes or facilitates the infringement of copyright.

    Whilst this may not have an impact on many of you Tempers I'm quite curious as to what some of the Australian Tempers have to say about this.

    I personally feel that this was going to happen eventually, given what happened to KAT but it is still disappointing news for us Aussies.

    What are your thoughts? Leave them below!

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    Last edited by Baccabechoppin, Dec 28, 2016
  2. RevPokemon

    RevPokemon GBATemp's 3rd Favorite Transgirl

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    Australia sucks and is censorship personified
     
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  3. Fluto

    Fluto A potato in disguise

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    Hasn't hit me yet, though it is going to be slightly annoying typing something else in the URL bar when it hits here ;P
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  4. yuyuyup

    yuyuyup GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Fuck that sucks, hopefully some workaround will manifest
     
  5. nitrostemp

    nitrostemp GBAtemp Maniac

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  6. Touko White

    Touko White (not)Banned

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  7. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    been like this for a few weeks now. fucking liberal c***s! i knew as soon as them commie corrupt bastards got back in things were going to get worse than they already are now and i was 100% right. petrol, power food all skyrocketed and now this BULLSHIT. but fuck them there are already ALT proxies you can use just google TPB you'll see them :gun:

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    they don't work here

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    at least we don't have trump!
     
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  8. Armadillo

    Armadillo GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Waste of time. Same shit in the UK, won't stop anyone who wants to use them.
     
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  9. H1B1Esquire

    H1B1Esquire RxTools, the ultimate CFW machine.

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    Earth, bro-dude.
    Can you use a VPN in Australia?
     
  10. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    yeah but they aren't free not paying to access one damned site use a proxy ALT
     
  11. cearp

    cearp 瓜老外

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    ok, yeah not he first time websites have been blocked in the world, your title makes it sounds like a blanket ban/torrent sites made illegal, whether you are able to connect to them or not :)

    anywat, good luck! back to direct downloads for you :D
     
  12. H1B1Esquire

    H1B1Esquire RxTools, the ultimate CFW machine.

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    Earth, bro-dude.
    @Bladexdsl
    If a VPN is 40.00....and the game you want is 40.00.....just throwing numbers. I'm certain it'll be a short matter of time before there's a better solution.
     
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  13. Touko White

    Touko White (not)Banned

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    Damn, that sucks. Next thing Tor and proxies in general will be banned in Australia...
     
  14. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    let them try there are already dozens of proxies to use. liberal SCUM won't stop me!
     
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    Dec 28, 2016
  16. guisadop

    guisadop GBAtemp Fan

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    Trump is a poodle, mate; censorship is far worse.
     
  17. H1B1Esquire

    H1B1Esquire RxTools, the ultimate CFW machine.

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    Earth, bro-dude.
    SOPA-PIPA. Act two. Part two.
     
  18. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    coming from someone living in one of the most corrupt countries on earth. all your politics are corrupt officials who use money to sleaze and deal their way into power! :lol:
     
  19. Pacheko17

    Pacheko17 かっこい男の子

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    I don't live in China tho.
    We are cracking down on corruption, things are nicer than ever. And Trump still is the best president the USA could have had in that election. Australia needs a Trump too.
    So does France, Germany and many other countries that have gone to shit.

    But meh whatever. Ti's a hacking forum, we shall not discuss off-topic stuff in this board.

    Good day to you sir. And good luck with the libs.
     
    Last edited by Pacheko17, Dec 28, 2016
  20. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    SOPA- PIPA, censorship, and other laws and bylaws, etc to censor things like this on the internet, can all die in the depths of hell for all I care :lol:
     
  21. PewnyPL

    PewnyPL GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    But can't this be circumvented by just switching the DNS servers to like google ones? (8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4)
     
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