Your device connects to a known HTTP service. The response redirects it to a private unsolicited upgrade UI.
Basically they deny service, and hijack the service for their benefit.
The only workaround is to not use HTTP 80 and go thru VPN, proxy or tor?
- Copyright cops want ISPs to hijack pirate’s browser until ransom fine is paid
- When ISPs hijack your rights to NXDOMAIN
While performing multiple probes, the outgoing port 80 will be denied service.
November 18, 2016
ISP HTTP hijacking
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