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Topic # 128626 17-Aug-2013 11:26
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a pastor friend has tried to get on his home church website but using IE9 or Firefox comes up error 403. Firefox says error 403 country NZ has been blacklisted.  He contacted the church and their IT department says they havent blacklisted but it appears NZ is blacklisting their site.  How can we find where the problem lies.  He was with TelstraClear and I am with Vodafone and I get same message.  the site is www.timberlakebaptist.org




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  Reply # 879997 17-Aug-2013 11:38
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 That means it is their end and not ours. I will let him know.  Thanks for the quick response




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  Reply # 879998 17-Aug-2013 11:39
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Why is NZ blacklisted, are we full of heathens?







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  Reply # 880002 17-Aug-2013 11:49
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HowickDota: Why is NZ blacklisted, are we full of heathens?
according to some we are and deserve death




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  Reply # 880053 17-Aug-2013 12:34
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HowickDota: Why is NZ blacklisted, are we full of heathens?


huh? you need reading glasses! the comment was "NZ blacklisted their site" is not the same as "why is NZ blacklisted"




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  Reply # 880063 17-Aug-2013 12:54
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NZ has not blacklisted the site. Server admin put a 403 response for visitors with NZ IP addresses. This is something the server admin has done.




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  Reply # 880109 17-Aug-2013 13:59
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HowickDota: Why is NZ blacklisted, are we full of heathens?


why do you think we have been having so many quakes?  :P 

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Reply # 880144 17-Aug-2013 15:54
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Gilco2: a pastor friend has tried to get on his home church website but using IE9 or Firefox comes up error 403. Firefox says error 403 country NZ has been blacklisted.  He contacted the church and their IT department says they havent blacklisted but it appears NZ is blacklisting their site.  How can we find where the problem lies.  He was with TelstraClear and I am with Vodafone and I get same message.  the site is www.timberlakebaptist.org


I just tried connecting from Japan and also get


403: Access Forbidden
Your country (JP) has been blacklisted.


Hardly surprising though - not too many christians in Japan so they are probably actively blocking satan's stronghold. :-)

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  Reply # 880145 17-Aug-2013 16:01
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Gilco2: a pastor friend has tried to get on his home church website but using IE9 or Firefox comes up error 403. Firefox says error 403 country NZ has been blacklisted.  He contacted the church and their IT department says they havent blacklisted but it appears NZ is blacklisting their site.  How can we find where the problem lies.  He was with TelstraClear and I am with Vodafone and I get same message.  the site is www.timberlakebaptist.org


From my VPS in the US I get: 403: Access Forbidden: Malware detected

It appears to be hosted at mediatemple.net.

Like everyone else says, it's the website itself that is doing the blocking.  Goodness knows why.

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  Reply # 880181 17-Aug-2013 17:14
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403: Access ForbiddenYour country (CA) has been blacklisted.

Same from a server in Canada...




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  Reply # 880187 17-Aug-2013 17:26
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The end is nigh!!!

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  Reply # 880200 17-Aug-2013 17:45
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They need to complain to either their web developers or their host, as it appears like they are blocking it at their end. They can access it via a proxy site like hidemyass

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  Reply # 880393 18-Aug-2013 07:22
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Same problem from Norway:

403: Access Forbidden
Your country (NO) has been blacklisted.




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  Reply # 880395 18-Aug-2013 07:37
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The worlds unfriendliest church :)

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  Reply # 880417 18-Aug-2013 09:21
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Wow, super security on that website, just ban everywhere from accessing it :P

Of course that defeats the purpose of a website, so perhaps suggest to your friend to ask for his hosting $ back.

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