[Chugalug] Corporate network filters

Dave Brockman dave at brockmans.com
Wed Oct 17 20:58:50 UTC 2012


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On 10/17/2012 4:24 PM, Lynn Dixon wrote:
> Well, when a company is responsible for every single website their
> users visit, I see no problem with this.  Also, when a manager gets
> a call from HR that one of their employees has been reported by
> another employee watching funny cat videos during work hours it
> tends to create bad work environments.
> 
> Also, bandwidth is very important, and having it being sucked down
> by casual browsing can kill a site.  Luckily we have some nice QOS
> devices and good filtering here, but I know there are alot of other
> companies out there that don't have such nice things.  So when
> Sally Joe in accounting wants to watch her "stories" on Netflix
> during her lunch hour, your critical traffic is being hampered.

Good drinking stories.... who's buying?

Regards,

dtb


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