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  Reply # 752551 29-Jan-2013 12:13 Send private message

I managed to access the site using the network probes within Telecom that can make requests from a number of sites across the country.  No issues for me.




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  Reply # 752806 29-Jan-2013 17:46 Send private message

Just tested from my Maxnet (home) connection, not working.

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  Reply # 754725 2-Feb-2013 10:31 Send private message

freitasm: Read sbiddle's reply.


sbiddle: They've presumbly blocked access from NZ - only the website host themselves could really answer this for you.


I can access the site through TelstraClear.

I've just had a similar problem and the site firewall was blocking me. It sounds like the same for you. When I did a trace route it would always time out in the US one jump before the site host.

The site I couldn't access has a lot of anti-spam protection because 99% of comments and new registered users are spammers and trolls.




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  Reply # 754727 2-Feb-2013 10:32 Send private message

Works fine here on Snap - using overplay DNS service tho... ;)

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  Reply # 754728 2-Feb-2013 10:33 Send private message

Working from my Maxnet connection now too.

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  Reply # 754742 2-Feb-2013 11:10 Send private message

Visited at 11:15am on TelstraClear Cable with nothing special in the way (no VPN programs, alt DNS's or such. Just straight out of the box cable)




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  Reply # 754762 2-Feb-2013 12:49 Send private message

I can access it using my telecom mobile...





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  Reply # 754822 2-Feb-2013 17:46 Send private message

Ok from my Telecom BB..




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