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05-05-2012, 03:37 PM #1
Torrent sites blocked in india
The Pirate Bay and other large BitTorrent sites are now being blocked by Internet providers in India. Visitors who try to access the sites are redirected to a banner which informs them that the Department of Telecommunications ordered a blackout. Torrent sites are not the only target, as the blockade also censors the video sharing site Vimeo, one of the largest communities of indie filmmakers.
According to growing reports from India, subscribers of several large Internet service providers can no longer access The Pirate Bay, KickAssTorrents, BitSnoop and several other BitTorrent sites. In what appears to be a Government-ordered blackout, the websites in question are all being blocked at the ISP level.
Interestingly, torrent sites are not the only target. A similar block is also restricting access to the popular video sharing platform Vimeo, a site mostly used by indie filmmakers to share their work. While there has been no official announcement, the blockade is currently affecting users of several large internet providers including Reliance Communications and Zylog Wi5.
Instead of gaining access to the sites above, subscribers are redirected to a message claiming that the site is “blocked as per instructions from Department of Telecom.
Whatever the reason for the current blackout, it’s clear that the Indian entertainment industries have access to tools Hollywood can only dream of. Either directly, of with help from the Government, allegedly infringing websites can be pulled down without a trial. Just last month more than 100 music sites were censored upon request from several music labels.
For the millions of filmmakers on Vimeo this new reality will be a rude awakening, but for the folks at The Pirate Bay it is hardly a surprise.
List of ISP's Blocked/Unblocked info.
- Reliance Communications Data Card: Yes, both blocked
- Reliance Wireline, Mumbai/Gujarat: Yes, both blocked
- MTNL Delhi/Mumbai: No
- Airtel Delhi/Bangalore/Mumbai/Pune/Chennai: No
- BSNL Bangalore/Pune/Andhra Pradesh/Gurgaon: No
- Tata Pune: No
- Sify Pune: No
- Hathway Mumbai: No
- Syscon Infoway: Yes, both blocked
- Zylog Wi5: Yes, both blocked
- Aircel Ahmedabad: Yes
- Vodafone 3G, Ahmedabad/Maharashtra: Yes, both blocked.
- Tikona, Mumbai: Yes, both blocked.
- You Broadband: No
- 24Online Kolkatta: Yes
- Connect, Punjab : Yes, only torrents.
05-07-2012, 10:52 PM #2
and what if we try use other proxy!!!!!!!!!!!
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05-08-2012, 02:55 AM #3
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05-18-2012, 01:50 PM #4
Yesterday after courts decision Torrentz.com & isohunts were blocked by MTNL but today it has again started to work properly. But Dailymotion has started to give trouble now. Sometime it open & sometime it doesn't!!!Please add reputation points if you like the post. This encourages us. Simply click black star mark on left (bottom) corner of this post, thats it.
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05-22-2012, 07:16 PM #5
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kya yaar.simple use vpn.........i am also useing.......
07-11-2012, 12:01 PM #6
use hotspostshield to browse and download it
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07-11-2012, 06:27 PM #7
Not Only That............
Some Of The Sites Which Distribute Copyright Material (Muchshare.net And Other Forums) Are Blocking In Chrome, Saying Malacious Software.... But There Is No Malacious Software There.. Just Wantedly ReportedPlease add reputation points if you like the post. This encourages us. Simply click star mark on left of this post then ADD to Reputation, thats it
07-11-2012, 06:53 PM #8
about blocking issue (India)- use "tata communication" all the sites will be working fine, promised by customer service executives !
01-04-2013, 05:16 PM #9
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yeah at that time it was problem and it works fine.