Is it possible to talk to "Blue Coat" and remove commons from their blacklist.
btw, there are pictures on commons that can easily go in the porn category.
Some serious admin work is needed there.


On Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 9:18 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <> wrote:
So I spent the afternoon doing some research on this matter [on my
phone], and learnt that it isn't the network admin who has blocked the
site. The so called security software, Blue Coat, in this case, tags
the Commons as Media download site. So blocking sites in this
category, blocks Commons, Flickr, YouTube, Vimeo, MetaCafe, etc.
Similarily, there are some which categorise the Commons as
'Pornography' ...

Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
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