Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Corporate Firewalls - bah!
So, yesterday morning was your typical day for posting. If you're reading this, you probably saw (or can look just below to see) my post. Then... all of a sudden about mid-day, the company I work for decided to crack down on Internet traffic, I guess. I panicked at first because every single web page I went to was blocked. Then they loosened things up a bit to where I could visit the WoW homepage, guild forums, and even my e-mail from guild forums. But alas, it was a crushing blow when I couldn't get to my own blog. /sigh
Luckily, my co-worker reminded me that you can e-mail your posts. So, today is really more of a test. I can still see comments to my post via the e-mails that I get when somebody responds, so somebody please respond to this post so that I know it was successful. After that, feel free to complain about corporate firewalls. grrrr.
If the intent is to lessen traffic, why not block things that are completely irrelevant? I work for an energy company. Why not block things like sports web sites? There's really no need to visit http://losangeles.angels.mlb.com. (Which reminds me, I need to figure out links for this e-mail posting thing.) Yes, it's a small rant. No, this topic is probably not associated with a category, but should be. And... well... Happy Halloween.