No paragraphs, repetition, generic audience, then ends with a speculation.
I've had the https site bookmarked for months now because http is banned randomly at least half the time.
a. who his ISP is,
b. DNS entries,
c. his IP (NO do NOT give this to us!)
Besides, what does "I haven't been able to access the HN sub domain from my home ip address" mean - getting an HTTP error code, server timeout, DNS errors?
In all, and sorry to be harsh/risk looking like a flamer or complainer, but this isn't relevant to startups or entrepreneurs, nor is it interesting.