backbones filtering unsanctioned sites

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Fri Feb 10 16:45:11 UTC 2017

On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 6:47 AM, Robert McKay <robert at> wrote:

> On 2017-02-10 04:18, Ken Chase wrote:
>> blocks-pirate-bay-and-other-pirate-sites-170209/
>> /kc
> Strange indeed.. but they forgot to ban it on IPv6 - maybe they're trying
> to push IPv6 adoption!
ha, you are hilarious.

> Banning any Cloudflare hosted sites by IP is particularly ineffective
> because it doesn't really matter which cloudflare IP you connect to as long
> as you present the right SNI name and HTTP Host header.. basically just add
> to your hosts file and point it at any other
> cloudflare IP.. like they banned so change it to
> and ban evaded.
isn't any 'copyright driven' censorship move really just a half-a$$ed move
anyway? it's all about knocking out 90% of the users? ALL of these
restrictions can be avoided if you can encap around, or
fix-your-local-resolver, or ... which 90% of the  people just won't do...

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