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Methadras

join:2004-05-26
Spring Valley, CA
reply to Guzzler

Re: [CA] Cox blocking torrent sites...

said by Guzzler:

I think we have ruled out that Cox is blocking torrent sites. Those are just flaky sites that go up and down on a whim.

No, that hasn't been ruled out since I can connect to torrentcrazy.com through my verizon 4g connection, I can connect to it from my work computer, I can connect to it through my at&t 4g connection and most other wireless connections outside of cox. As a matter of fact, I just did a brand new install of windows 7 on this computer that I'm typing on right now and I can't access it through cox either. There is nothing loaded on this machine except for internet explorer. At this point, I have to assume that cox is either blocking it or rerouting it into a black hole somewhere.


Anon4O1

@cox.net

said by Methadras:

No, that hasn't been ruled out since I can connect to torrentcrazy.com through my verizon 4g connection, I can connect to it from my work computer, I can connect to it through my at&t 4g connection and most other wireless connections outside of cox. As a matter of fact, I just did a brand new install of windows 7 on this computer that I'm typing on right now and I can't access it through cox either. There is nothing loaded on this machine except for internet explorer. At this point, I have to assume that cox is either blocking it or rerouting it into a black hole somewhere.

Not a DNS or routing issue.

H:\>tracert torrentcrazy.com
 
Tracing route to torrentcrazy.com [94.185.82.42]
over a maximum of 30 hops:
 
  1	 torrentcrazy.com
Server:  ns1.ri.cox.net
Address:  68.9.16.30
 
Non-authoritative answer:
Name:	torrentcrazy.com
Address:  94.185.82.42
 
> torrentcrazy.com
Server:  ip68-105-28-16.at.at.cox.net
Address:  68.105.28.16
 
Non-authoritative answer:
Name:	torrentcrazy.com
Address:  94.185.82.42
 
> torrentcrazy.com
Server:  google-public-dns-a.google.com
Address:  8.8.8.8
 
Non-authoritative answer:
Name:	torrentcrazy.com
Address:  94.185.82.42
 


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reply to Methadras

Or torrentcrazy.com is blocking Cox, some or all of their IP blocks. Meanwhile I'm seeing the exact same thing (page won't load) using Clearwire. I think it is on TC's end.


Methadras

join:2004-05-26
Spring Valley, CA

said by skeechan:

Or torrentcrazy.com is blocking Cox, some or all of their IP blocks. Meanwhile I'm seeing the exact same thing (page won't load) using Clearwire. I think it is on TC's end.

That would certainly be interesting to note that TC might be blocking itself from these blocks of ip's. I wonder if it's intentional. Certainly interesting.