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UK ISPs must block access to Nintendo Switch piracy sites, High Court rules

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Re: err Tor?

"[...] it's still not clear why hiding the ip address lookup stops ISPs blocking the ip addresses that are found."

The single IP address may be a large host running many HTTPS services for many different suppliers. The host then uses another level of information inside the request to route it to the correct web site on its internal servers.

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