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Old April 20th, 2011, 11:25 PM
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Zet
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Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Brisbane, Australia
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Originally Posted by TheSmartOne View Post
Hi. I use Hotspot Shield when using the internet at my house in order to get around the restrictions my parents have put on the internet- half of DeviantArt & other things are blocked for me when I don't. The program changes my IP address or something. Up 'till today I haven't had any issues and have been in the IRC many a night. However, today I tried to go on and it told me I was banned because I had to connect with my real IP address.
Why is this suddenly an issue?
It was mostly like put into effect because of ban evaders or people DDoS'ing the server.