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    Torrent sites?

    This is a discussion on Torrent sites? within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Following the recent news that Sky are expanding their block of torrent sites to include mirrors or proxies as they ...

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      Torrent sites?

      Following the recent news that Sky are expanding their block of torrent sites to include mirrors or proxies as they pop up ( Sky Broadband Starts to Quietly Block Access to Torrent Site Proxies ), but do not feel a need to publish a list what they have blocked, does anyone know which torrent sites Sky recommends or suggests we use?


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      Re: Torrent sites?

      Proxies tend to appear and disappear at an amazing rate. The number of educational establishment that run or have run open proxies at one time or another is amazing. I presume that some benevolent system manager would run them for the benefit of their students only to shut them down at a later date when confronted with the exponential rise in through traffic. As for recommending torrent sites I would strongly recommend keeping the knowledge of such sites a closely guarded secret as publishing their details is the surest way to get them closed down or blocked.

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      Re: Torrent sites?

      well kat or kick ass torrents is blocked unless you access it through proxie and some others to not sure of names pirate bay is to but people can access it through proxy lists but you have to be quick with these.

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      Re: Torrent sites?

      Quote Originally Posted by seawright View Post
      Proxies tend to appear and disappear at an amazing rate. The number of educational establishment that run or have run open proxies at one time or another is amazing. I presume that some benevolent system manager would run them for the benefit of their students only to shut them down at a later date when confronted with the exponential rise in through traffic. As for recommending torrent sites I would strongly recommend keeping the knowledge of such sites a closely guarded secret as publishing their details is the surest way to get them closed down or blocked.

      More likely someone either forgot to ACLS's or screwed something up in the process of doing so and it's only with the execptional rise in traffic/abuse complaints that they actually discover they had an open proxy

     

     

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