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Subject:RE: Internet at work From:"Bayne, Sonia E B247" <Sonia -dot- Bayne -at- CIGNA -dot- COM> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Tue, 20 Mar 2001 15:10:00 -0500
Maggie Secara wrote about her problems with Internet access at work. Here's
my story, which has a TW connection:
My company routinely blocks Internet sites of (how shall I say it) dubious
worth. Oh, okay, porn. I think that's fine, it's their server and their
network -- no problem. BUT imagine my surprise when I got a warning message
for trying to access that well-known hotbed of dubious content, the
Techwhirl archive! I contacted our head of IT security, who discovered it
had been blocked by mistake. Successful outcom: my archive access is now
The interesting corollary is that a number of folks here have been summarily
dismissed for surfing porn sites during work hours and (_really_ dumb)
emailing the links to their buddies. For some reason, those sites were not
blocked... (No, I don't know what they were, and have no desire to find
Makes you wonder, eh?
Sonia E. Bayne
sonia -dot- bayne -at- cigna -dot- com
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