internet blocking problem ?

Bob Rosenbloom bobalan at
Fri Sep 11 10:06:29 CDT 2015

On 9/11/2015 7:46 AM, Lyle Bickley wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Sep 2015 20:32:11 -0500
> Jon Elson <elson at> wrote:
>> Hello, all,
>> I am a member of the Homebuilt CPU web-ring, and a really
>> weird problem has turned up.  The guy who administers the
>> ring, David Brooks, is in Australia, and uses
>> as his ISP.  All members of the web ring link to his
>> personal web pages at iinet. Apparently, due to government
>> censorship or a private war between iinet and US content
>> providers, iinet or Australia are blocking access from at
>> least some sites in the US.  So, from my work or home
>> (totally different IPs) I cannot access ANY personal pages
>> at iinet, but a few general help pages there can be
>> accessed.  As far as I can tell, nobody else in the world is
>> being affected.
>> Some webring members are now using classiccmp mirrors to
>> host the affected files to get around this problem.
>> So, I wonder if I can ask classiccmp members, especially in
>> the US, to check if they can view this page:
> Works from Silicon Valley (Mountain View)
> Lyle
But not from Santa Cruz, only about 30 miles away from Mtn. View.


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