Polish users cut off from TalkChess

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Polish users cut off from TalkChess

Post by Dann Corbit » Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:43 pm

I have a friend in Poland who is not able to access CCC.
I remember that there was some European access problem a while back.
Maybe it did not get fixed for Poland
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Re: Polish users cut off from TalkChess

Post by Karol Majewski » Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:03 pm

Hi Dann, I confirm that. Here in Poland we cannot access Talkchess.com since May (AFAIR). What I'm doing now is I'm connecting via proxy.

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Re: Polish users cut off from TalkChess

Post by Karol Majewski » Sat Jul 18, 2020 9:15 am

Guys, I'm bumping this thread as the issue hasn't been solved yet. Users from Poland still cannot acces Talkchess.com. Can you (mods) make this thread sticky until the issue is solved?

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Re: Polish users cut off from TalkChess

Post by Krzysztof Grzelak » Sat Jul 18, 2020 1:47 pm

I agree with Mr. Karol. I also come from Poland. There is a message as below in the attachment.
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Re: Polish users cut off from TalkChess

Post by MikeGL » Sat Jul 18, 2020 2:51 pm

It would be interesting to hear the tricks used by members here who were able to connect and post.
Pay for a vpn subscription? use a free proxy server? use a browser with built-in proxy?

Of course, this implies you are outside U.S. because members who are using US ISP can connect here easily due to
firewall rules of the web hosting service being used by talkchess.
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Re: Polish users cut off from TalkChess

Post by Krzysztof Grzelak » Sat Jul 18, 2020 3:47 pm

MikeGL wrote:
Sat Jul 18, 2020 2:51 pm
It would be interesting to hear the tricks used by members here who were able to connect and post.
Pay for a vpn subscription? use a free proxy server? use a browser with built-in proxy?

Of course, this implies you are outside U.S. because members who are using US ISP can connect here easily due to
firewall rules of the web hosting service being used by talkchess.
But should that be how it should be in the forum.

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Re: Polish users cut off from TalkChess

Post by Krzysztof Grzelak » Sat Jul 18, 2020 4:36 pm

I have the impression that this forum would be only for US citizens.

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Re: Polish users cut off from TalkChess

Post by carldaman » Sat Jul 18, 2020 5:25 pm

They can try using the Tor browser.

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Re: Polish users cut off from TalkChess

Post by mclane » Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:00 pm

The easiest way for the polish users is to install opera browser. There you can easily setup american identity.

We in Germany and other countries also once had to do so, be auseinander they threw us out.

It’s childish.

But do we have an alternative ?
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Re: Polish users cut off from TalkChess

Post by Krzysztof Grzelak » Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:50 am

mclane wrote:
Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:00 pm
The easiest way for the polish users is to install opera browser. There you can easily setup american identity.

We in Germany and other countries also once had to do so, be auseinander they threw us out.

It’s childish.

But do we have an alternative ?
Thank you for your answer. So I understand that the problem does not only belong to Poland but also to other countries.I understand that this is how it should be. Sorry, but strange thing.

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