UK ISPs Secretly Start Blocking Torrent Site Proxies
Several UK Internet providers have quietly added a list of new sites to their secretive anti-piracy blocklists. Following in the footsteps of Sky, the first ISP to initiate a proxy blockade, Virgin, BT and several other providers now restrict access to several torrent site proxies. The surprise isn’t really that proxies have been added to the blocklist, but that the music industry and ISPs are failing to disclose which sites are being banned.
Following High Court orders, six UK ISPs are required to block subscriber access to several of the world’s largest torrent sites.