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craiggrummitt
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Opensubtitles blocked in Australia

Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:27 am

Unfortunately, all subtitles sites including opensubtitles are now blocked in Australia. See "Australian court orders blocking of subtitle piracy sites", link here.

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kerremelk
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Re: Opensubtitles blocked in Australia

Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:59 pm

Firefox "onion" browser better known as Tor browser works for manual search.
Alas, from what I hear, a VPN service will throw a spanner in the works

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Re: Opensubtitles blocked in Australia

Wed Jan 23, 2019 4:59 am

Hi,

you can use 3rd party DNS provider such as 1.1.1.1 or 8.8.8.8, I believe they are blocking this on DNS level.
https://developers.google.com/speed/pub ... docs/using

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craiggrummitt
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Re: Opensubtitles blocked in Australia

Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:19 pm

This has created havoc with my app that access api.opensubtitles.org... You're right oss about that solution, though not ideal.

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