The Pirate Bay has been blocked by XS4ALL and Ziggo a few days ago, the domain name redirects to http://blokkade.ziggo.nl/ and switching DNS server just gets you the following result
xeross@alfa ~ [ ping thepiratebay.org PING thepiratebay.org (184.108.40.206) 56(84) bytes of data. ^C --- thepiratebay.org ping statistics --- 140 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 139003ms
At this moment in time I have no new information on the appeal and where it stands at the moment. Also all ISPs that BREIN has sent requests to to block The Pirate Bay have refused and are awaiting the appeal.