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Portugal Blocks Video Game Studio Domain

Posted on January 21, 2016 by Renee Gittins


Carbon Games, the creators of AirMech and the Oculus Rift launch title, AirMechVR,  found their domain http://www.carbongames.com/ was blocked by the major ISPs in Portugal on January 20th, 2016. Carbon was notified through their support requests that they were blocked, while Reddit kept a detailed thread of information about the block, as the block is Portugal’s first block on a website without any justification.

LinkRaider, a Redditor who claims to be part of the team that created Ahoy!, an extension to bypass the block in Portugal, said that they first became aware of the block last Monday, meaning that Portuguese fans of AirMech may have had trouble accessing the domain for several days. It was also noted that the Portuguese ISPs failed to block carbongames.com lacking the “www” prefix.Read More


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