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Here Are All The Websites Foxtel Wants To Block In Australia

Court documents have revealed the sites and services that Foxtel and Village Roadshow are seeking to block in Australia under tough new anti-piracy laws. The extensive hit list includes multiple file-sharing sites and video streaming service Solar Movie. Here are all the sites that have been marked for death.

It’s no secret that rights holders for movies and TV shows aren’t big fans of torrent sites. If these companies had their way, many of the file-sharing platforms Australians use on a daily basis would be blocked under anti-piracy legislation.

This is precisely what Village Roadshow and Foxtel are attempting to do right now as evidenced by two legal actions filed in the Federal Court last week. Foxtel’s application goes after several torrent sites including The Pirate Bay, Torrentz and IsoHunt while Village Roadshow is targeting the streaming site SolarMovie.

As reported by Computerworld, the documents provide insights into who rights holders are going after and how they expect these sites to be blocked. (In short, Australian ISPs will be compelled to restrict customer access via DNS blocking, IP address blocking and potential URL blocking.)

If Village Roadshow and Foxtel get their way, users who attempt to access these sites will receive a message informing them that the content has been blocked by an order of the Federal Court. Hearings for both applications will be held next month. In the meantime, here are the URLs that are currently in Foxtel’s firing line:

Domain name IP address
thepiratebay.se 141.101.118.194,141.101.118.195
bayproxy.pw 104.27.167.96,104.27.166.96
downloadbay.eu 104.28.1.53,104.28.0.53
fastpiratebay.co.uk 104.27.174.252,104.27.175.252
fastpiratebay.eu 104.28.26.119,104.28.27.119
magnetsearch.org 104.24.122.173,104.24.123.173
mypirateproxy.com 104.28.20.2,104.28.21.2
pirate.guru 104.28.17.148,104.28.16.148
pirateahoy.eu 104.28.30.50,104.28.31.50
piratebay.host 198.41.249.68,162.159.240.69
piratebaymirror.eu 104.28.2.19,104.28.3.19
piratebayproxy.be 104.24.118.137,104.24.119.137
piratebays.co 104.27.168.249,104.27.169.249
piratebays.co.uk 104.31.76.114,104.31.77.114
pirateproxy.ca 104.28.2.122,104.28.3.122
pirateproxy.tf 104.25.209.20,104.25.208.20
pirateproxy.wf 104.28.4.182,104.28.5.182
pirateproxy.yt 104.27.138.238,104.27.139.238
thebay.tv 104.28.6.185,104.28.7.185
thepiratebay.am 198.105.254.11
thepiratebay.casa 104.27.154.76,104.27.155.76
thepiratebay.cd 104.31.76.84,104.31.77.84
thepiratebay.cr 104.28.4.236,104.28.5.236
thepiratebay.expert 104.18.32.141,104.18.33.141
thepiratebay.gd 104.24.100.99
thepiratebay.gs 104.24.99.150
thepiratebay.la 104.28.2.115
thepiratebay.mn 104.27.156.189
thepiratebay.org 104.18.40.167,104.18.41.167
thepiratebay.uk.net 104.18.58.238,104.18.59.238
thepiratebay.vg 104.28.4.121
thepiratebay.xn--fiqs8s 104.28.2.96,104.28.3.96
thepiratebay.xn--q9jyb4c 104.27.144.26,104.27.145.26
thepiratebay-proxy.com 104.28.10.55,104.28.11.55
thepirateboat.eu 104.28.6.62,104.28.7.62
tpbmirror.us 104.28.7.41,104.28.6.41
urbanproxy.eu 104.28.13.69,104.28.12.69
torrentz.eu 185.87.144.3,185.87.144.4,185.87.147.3,185.87.147.4
torrentsmirror.com 104.28.29.56,104.28.28.56
torrentz.ch 185.87.144.3,185.87.144.4,185.87.147.3,185.87.147.4
torrentz.com 72.52.4.119
torrentz.hk 185.87.147.4,185.87.144.3,185.87.144.4,185.87.147.3
torrentz.in 185.87.147.3,185.87.147.4,185.87.144.3,185.87.144.4
torrentz.li 185.87.147.4,185.87.144.3,185.87.144.4,185.87.147.3
torrentz.me 185.87.144.3,185.87.144.4,185.87.147.3,185.87.147.4
torrentz.ph 185.87.147.4,185.87.144.3,185.87.144.4,185.87.147.3
. torrentz-proxy.com 185.87.144.3,185.87.144.4,185.87.147.3,185.87.147.4
tz.ai 185.87.144.3,185.87.144.4,185.87.147.3,185.87.147.4
torrenthound.com 88.80.6.5
torrenthound.at 104.31.88.28,104.31.89.28
torrenthound.cm 104.31.80.128,104.31.81.128
torrenthound.immunicity.info 104.28.2.124,104.28.3.124
torrenthound.ru 104.24.100.232,104.24.101.232
torrenthound.to 88.196.31.41
torrenthound.unlocktor.eu 5.45.77.184
torrenthound-proxy.com 104.18.58.145,104.18.59.145
isohunt.to 198.41.189.233,198.41.190.233
isohunt.duhsoft.com 5.45.75.223
isohunt.kooaba.net 5.45.64.109
isohunt.st 173.236.194.74
isohunters.net 78.142.19.12

As we’ve said in the past, favouring the stick over the carrot when it comes to piracy prevention is hugely counterproductive and only serves to paint rights holders in a bad light.

Instead of punishing illegal downloaders and restricting the online freedoms of everyday Australians, these companies should be fixing the issues that drove people to piracy in the first place. The old distribution model is clearly broken — it’s time to make changes from within.

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[Via Computerworld]


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