Internet Backbone Provider Cogent Blocks Pirate Bay and other “Pirate” Sites

Found on TorrentFreak on Friday, 10 February 2017
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Their requests are being stopped in the Internet backbone network of Cogent Communications, which has blackholed the CloudFlare IP-address of The Pirate Bay and many other torrent and streaming sites.

A Cogent spokesperson informed us that they looked into the issue but that the company “does not discuss such decisions with third parties,” while adding that they do not control the DNS records of these sites.

No provider should ever censor the traffic that runs through his pipes.