It seems the penny has dropped, its near impossible to block access to the Pirate Bay. http://www.slyck.com/story2323_Netherlands_ISP_UPC_Lifted_its_Blockade_Against_The_Pirate_Bay_Today
n an announcement made today by UPC, the second largest ISP in the Netherlands, UPC stated that after consultation with anti-piracy group BREIN, it had lifted the blockade against The Pirate Bay for the time being, effective immediately, which would once again allow access to TPB by users in the Netherlands.
On January 28th, we reported that The Court of Appeals in The Hague had overturned a 2012 ruling and lifted the block on The Pirate Bay in the Netherlands by ISPs Ziggo and XS4All.
This is a sensible move really as to continue to hang your reputation on a failed scheme is just asking for folks to ignore anything you claim in the future, three steps back gentlemen.