Posts Tagged ‘Censorship’

Imgur Wiped Out By Sky Broadband Torrent Site Blocking

For an extended period over the weekend the hugely popular Imgur file-hosting site disappeared for millions of UK users. While there was speculation that the site had been added to the Internet Watch Foundation censor list, it soon became clear that the site was only unavailable to users of ISP Sky Broadband. TorrentFreak can reveal that yet again the ISP had attempted to block a ... Full story
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How YIFY-Torrents is Battling the Internet Censors

In common with more than two dozen other sites, popular torrent site YIFY-Torrents is blacked out in the UK by High Court order, completely unavailable by standard means. Or is it? By the time you read this article the site should be again widely available, but how was that achieved? Today TorrentFreak speaks with the site's network gurus to learn more about their technical battle ... Full story