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Is this site blocked at your campus/school/college?

Panzermanathod

SHAVE ALL FUR! BALDIES FTW!!!
Nope. Not blocked in my college.
 

Takun

Wof Wof Wof Wof Wof
Nope.
 

Irreverent

Member
8e6 classifies the *.furaffinity.net domain as "porn" so it will likely be blocked by any campus/company that is using a 8e6 appliance inline with their proxy/internet access. And given that 8e6 owns the market, there's bound to be a few installed. We just put them in at work; ostensibly to improve call centre efficiency. *reloads, shoots other foot*

It can be over ridden by the net admin, but most companies would require a business case (a valid business reason) and I expect most FAF users would be too embarrassed to ask. "Uh hi, its Bill in the mail room....can you turn my favorite YIFF site back on?"

For the record, 8e6 does not actively classify sites, they have a public mechanism for that; similar to the virus detection companies. In fact, its probably going to become a new form of DoS attack. Only a BOFH would load his competitor's sites into that list. :evil:

I wonder what would happen if they had a mass of reclassification requests for the *.furaffinity.net domain? Interesting thought experiment anyway. Or social engineering.
 
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ToeClaws

PEBKAC exterminator
No. If it were, I would be the one responsible for blocking it, thus I would make an exemption rule for me. :mrgreen:

But UWO does not block websites by name as that would be a violation of the school's unrestricted access to the Internet policy. We only block known malicious IPs to protect the network from attacks.
 

SirRob

Well-Known Member
Yes, it is. I think the reason the security system, Bess, gives is "Personal Pages". Bess blocks everything. Everything but Tetris.
 

CaptainCool

Lady of the lake
at school we had a tool installed that checked websites for certain keywords. so as long as there were no words on the site contained in the tools list, the site wasnt blocked.
i didnt browse FA at school but i guess sometimes it was blocked and sometimes it wasnt, depending on what words were on the page that very moment.
this tool was a pain in the ass >.> one chemistry lesson was a complete disaster because we were not allowed to google for the word "ANALysis"... good thing i found a way to bypass the tool^^
 

Doubler

Member
No, it's not. I haven't actually noticed anything being blocked so far, but I'm not exactly looking :)
 

Doug

Member
at school we had a tool installed that checked websites for certain keywords. so as long as there were no words on the site contained in the tools list, the site wasnt blocked.
i didnt browse FA at school but i guess sometimes it was blocked and sometimes it wasnt, depending on what words were on the page that very moment.
this tool was a pain in the ass >.> one chemistry lesson was a complete disaster because we were not allowed to google for the word "ANALysis"... good thing i found a way to bypass the tool^^
Which means all I have to do is say "porn", and now you can't see this page!
 

FireFoxZero

100% FireFoxZero
Currently the FA forums aren't blocked but the actual site is blocked hows that for crap. =/ Stupid Websense... Dx I hope the creators rot in hell. FurAffinity.net is blocked under the category of 'uncatergorized' =/ how's that for more crap. Luckily i still have the forums to use so i'm happy. :3
 

â„¢-Daley Leungsangnam475-â„¢

Red 'n' White Scouse Gamon ^_^
nope

but Youtube, Meebo, Facebook, Myspace, MSN Messenger, FurNation, Furry4Life, eBuddy, eMessenger, Phonefox, Netrep.net and most/all proxy avoidance sites are blocked


but i can get on Yahoo! Messneger, AOL Instant Messenger & AIM Express
 

CaptainCool

Lady of the lake
Which means all I have to do is say "porn", and now you can't see this page!

exactly^^ good thing i dont have anything like that on my computer, i like my internet raw
 

TheDumbening

The FAF Otaku
One kid caught me on it earlier while in the library and told the librarian to make me get off for being a furry/on a furry site.

Luckily the librarian just laughed.
 

PaulShepherd

Hawt Dawg
Well, it doesn't block the forum, but it doesn't let me log into my account. >.<

Otherwise I'd say no furry site is blocked, because no one goes on there, except me occasionally when no one's watching.
 

Diego117

ALLLBATROSSSSS!!!
I have free range of the interwebs here at my university. It seems like the only thing they don't like you doing is filesharing.

Anything else is up for grabs.
 

Иван

New Member
No 8D

I don't go on it though... I'm a good student >__>
 
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