internet blocking problem ?
paulkoning at comcast.net
Fri Sep 11 10:27:04 CDT 2015
>> On Thu, 10 Sep 2015 20:32:11 -0500
>> Jon Elson <elson at pico-systems.com> 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 iinet.net.au
>>> 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. ...
>>> 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:
FWIW: when I run into a web site issue due to filtering (or suspicion of same), I got to TOR. Apart from the confidentiality benefits it offers, you also get access from a completely different part of the world. An unpredictable place, admittedly.
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