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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.

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At the end of last year, the Federal Court ordered ISPs to block five popular torrent websites including The Pirate Bay, TorrentHound and IsoHunt within 15 business days. Foxtel and Village Roadshow initiated the court case in a bid to curb piracy.

Torrenting itself is completely legal 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.