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by brucester / May 24, 2006 1:02 AM PDT

How do you go about looking at websites your company filters. I tried using the IP address instead of the URL but that didn't work . Any other methods to try?

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You HAVE to be kidding. . .
by Coryphaeus / May 24, 2006 1:57 AM PDT
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Asking us to break a company policy?

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Bribe the IT people
by jnbhoward / May 24, 2006 3:45 AM PDT
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If there's a legitimate work related reason for viewing these sites, talk to your manager or the IT people and state your case. I'm sure they won't have any problems making an exception for you in such a case.

Otherwise, what you want to do is ground for firing at most companies. So ask yourself if it's worth your job to be able to look at these sites while at work.

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I just tried and the guy I talked too can't get into it also
by brucester / May 24, 2006 3:57 AM PDT
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The site they started filtering was for my fantasy baseball league which does not involve money in my case, just for fun. And I don't do it during work hours. Ah well my team will just have to suffer.

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by John.Wilkinson / May 24, 2006 4:14 AM PDT
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Sorry, but the forum policies prohibit us from aiding you in circumventing your employer's security settings and restrictions. mike_omally's advice is the only acceptable answer, and as you said, it didn't work. Since there are no other allowable suggestions, I'm locking this thread. Since you're intending on going to the prohibited sites only during non-work hours, you'll have to stick with your home computer or stop by an internet cafe.

Sorry.
John

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