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Old Oct 16th, 2020, 10:42 PM   #11
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At least you have the option of keeping an old Chrome or Firefox. Apple doesn't allow us older versions of Safari.

I know I'm a broken record with mac-torrent-download but I can't get there with any modern browser so the security 'fault' may be in the OS itself.
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Old Oct 17th, 2020, 11:39 AM   #12
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At least you have the option of keeping an old Chrome or Firefox. Apple doesn't allow us older versions of Safari.

I know I'm a broken record with mac-torrent-download but I can't get there with any modern browser so the security 'fault' may be in the OS itself.

I can still use my old version of Safari, but I don't bother very much with it as it quit working with so many sites even while it was "supported" that I finally had to switch to a different browser.

As for your Mac-torrent problems, is it possible you have a third party utility or application running that's interfering and "keeping you safe"???



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Old Oct 17th, 2020, 11:21 PM   #13
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As for your Mac-torrent problems, is it possible you have a third party utility or application running that's interfering and "keeping you safe"???
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Either that or my modern browsers keeping me safe. Maybe whatever ad-, spam- or popup-blockers are in the mix. Too frustrating to try & troubleshoot. But I miss that site!
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Either that or my modern browsers keeping me safe. Maybe whatever ad-, spam- or popup-blockers are in the mix. Too frustrating to try & troubleshoot. But I miss that site!

Try using Google Chrome, but to access that "Forbidden Site", use the optional "Incognito Window" and then add the inaccessible URL address.

It just may work. I'm not sure if one has to check or change anything in its preferences or not.

These same method works for me to access normally unavailable or other normally inaccessible sites. I never did bother trying to figure out who or what is putting the restriction on certain sites.

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Try using Google Chrome, but to access that "Forbidden Site", use the optional "Incognito Window" and then add the inaccessible URL address.
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Thanks, Patrick. The site itself is not suspect, each torrent page will not resolve. Tried the Chrome trick. No dice so far.
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Thanks, Patrick. The site itself is not suspect, each torrent page will not resolve. Tried the Chrome trick. No dice so far.

Hmmm....??? Does Transmission.app or any torrent type app work?

I wonder what the point of the site is if no application can access it!!!
Or does it really even exist In the real world.



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