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Re: Blocking Internet Gaming

  • From: Paul Timmins
  • Date: Sun Jan 06 20:28:23 2002

Just make sure you are well aware of what you are blocking with software like this, it's not all just games...
http://censorware.net/reports/liza.html
Other reports on similar software are available at http://www.peacefire.org/ and http://censorware.net/
I'm not going to open the bag of worms about internet filtering vs censorship, but before you pay for software, you should know the kind of stuff it does that the manufacturers would rather you didn't know about.
-Paul


At 08:10 PM 1/6/2002, you wrote:

From our experience, the best product we have found is Websense.  It works with Different Firewalls along with Proxy Servers.  It's not 100% full proof, but it does a pretty good job....

The best feature is being able to select different types or categories of web sites, and when people can use them. 

Spencer

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Spencer Wood, Network Manager
Ohio Department Of Transportation
1320 Arthur E. Adams Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43221


E-Mail: Spencer.Wood@dot.state.oh.us
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wgray@wwns.net (Walter Gray)
Sent by: owner-nanog@merit.edu

01/06/2002 08:03 PM
       
        To:        <nanog@merit.edu>
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        Subject:        Blocking Internet Gaming




Does anybody know of any good software or way to restrict Internet gaming on
a corporate Network?





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