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Re: ABC blocking Tor servers?

On 12/12/06, David Kammering <david.kammering@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Brian C schrieb:


> When I go to: http://dynamic.abc.go.com/streaming/landing
> I get the message: "Only viewers within the United States can watch
> these full-length episodes."

Doesn't seem to be an issue with Tor. I get the same message from a
non-Torr'ed IP address in Germany registered to Arcor (a big ISP in

They simply block all non-US users. And if you happen to use a non-US
based Exit Node, ABC won't let you in.


You'll want to use the "MapAddress" torrc parameter to specify an exit node located within the US. MapAddress does not take wildcards, so you'll probably have to find out which abc.go.com hostnames have this US-only restriction, and add MapAddress lines to your torrc as needed.

- John