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Mustangfreak 06-18-2008 12:10 PM

No more surfing hbt at work
 
dyess AFB blocked hbt finally :( what am I supposed to do now, work?!


I guess I'll have to surf from my iPhone! Haha

keiths 06-18-2008 12:32 PM

Just use a proxy server... like : there is all kinds of them and they are a pain to try and block. I am a network admin at a HS. and I cant block most of them. The kids use them to get to sites I have blocked like My Space.

http://www.fastproxynetwork.com/

Vatechtigger 06-18-2008 12:33 PM

go through a proxy server. See the link for more info.


http://www.tech-faq.com/proxy-sites.shtml

brauhaus 06-18-2008 12:37 PM

it seems more and more places are cracking down on teh interwebz surfing :(

our work sent out a Memo asking people to reduce the amount of time they "surf" the web due to bandwidth limitations.... apparently we've been going overboard here....

must be all the porn.

derogg 06-18-2008 01:19 PM

[QUOTE=keiths;717737]Just use a proxy server...

Doesn't that just send a red flag to big brother, that you are surfing the net or visiting banned web site? - Dirk

keiths 06-18-2008 01:23 PM

It could if they are spending all day checking the firewall logs, if they have them enabled that is. I know I have better things to do then that.

Joe C 06-18-2008 01:57 PM

I work at a university... so we have to have full access to the internet for "research" capabilities :)

MikeFlynn74 06-18-2008 02:25 PM

Trust me they already have all the proxy sites blocked. Bluecoat is extremely effective at filtering 99.99999% of everything

EvilTOJ 06-19-2008 08:46 AM

HBT is one of the few beer related sites that's not blocked at work. If they end up doing that, I will be so insanely bored you have no idea. Hmmm.... I wonder if one of the admins is a member here....

PeteOz77 06-19-2008 09:57 AM

Time to find a new job....


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