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In 2016, the Federal Court ordered ISPs to block five popular torrent websites including The Pirate Bay, TorrentHound and IsoHunt within 15 business days. Since then, a swathe of additional sites have been added to the block list in a bid to eradicate piracy.

Torrenting itself is completely legal of course, and it's not all that difficult to circumvent ISP blocking of torrent websites. For instance, you can do it through a VPN, which often requires a monthly subscription fee. Here are some ways to gain access to blocked torrent sites for free.

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Telstra has jumped the gun in blocking torrent websites. Last week, the Federal Court gave Australian ISPs 15 business days to block five major torrent sites. Telstra has reportedly blocked The Pirate Bay already, way ahead the deadline. But bypassing the site-block is a cinch.