On Mon, 28 Oct 1996, Bert Carroll wrote:
> Blocking access to Adult material from work is a social issue more so
> than a techie problem. Yet, a firm may want to reduce their risk to
> silly law suites because an user starts stalking teens or downloading
> nudes to their desktops.
> Rather than poking around your firewall consider this.
> 1. Build a proxy server.
> 2. Put filtering software on your proxy (Webster or many others will
> 3. Allow only your proxy to talk http to your firewall. Thus all users
> must go to your proxy to get out.
> 4. Inform you users as to what is happening and why.
> 5. Send your usage reports to HR because this is a Human Resource
> problem and all of the programming in the world will not stop a user
> hunting for porn from their desktop.
> What'ch think?
I think once you start cnesuring anything at all, you become more
responsible that you most likely wanted as you then become a content
"Cutting the space budget really restores my faith in humanity. It
eliminates dreams, goals, and ideals and lets us get straight to the
business of hate, debauchery, and self-annihilation." -- Johnny Hart
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OK, so you're a Ph.D. Just don't touch anything.