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Pirate Bay, IsoHunt blocked in India

unmole (1764198) writes | more than 2 years ago

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unmole writes "It seems that India's Department of Telecom has instructed ISP's to block popular torrent trackers like the Pirate Bay and IsoHunt. Visitors now see a page (Screenshot: http://bayimg.com/PaoFFaaDg) informing that "This site has been blocked as per instructions from Department of Telecom (DOT) .", with no additional details. The Department of Telecom has not made any public announcement to this effect. This comes months after "an Indian court gave the green signal for prosecuting social networking sites (http://yro.slashdot.org/story/12/01/14/1257223/india-oks-censoring-facebook-google-microsoft-yahoo)."
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