Pradeep, Arun, I tried.
Didn't work with my lab.
Lab admin refusing.
As for cyber cafes, I've managed to unblock it.
On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 12:00 AM, Pradeep Mohandas <
Also, this also gives a Wikimedian a needed excuse to
Wikipedia - a leg in the door, if you will. The Head of IT's interest
did get piqued by being told about Commons but I'm not sure if she
explored it much more. It was a situation that I could have positively
exploited but I was just happy to get the restriction removed.
On 26/12/2011, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 8:07 AM, Pradeep Mohandas
Commons was blocked in my college too. All it took for me to get it
unblocked was a 25 min conversation with Head of IT dept. She did the
needful to unblock Commons. Suggest talking to the college's/cyber
cafe's network administrator first to unblocking websites.
This is the best way forward, the IT admin of colleges, cafes always have
the option of overriding default filter lists. Students/colleges should
encouraged to get contact the admins and get
and have free unrestricted access just like the local intranet. it will
encourage using wikipedia as a reference and more students to contribute.
I remember i needed to pay to browse the web at my engg college. i had
a request to make wikipedia free for access, but
back at the time in
the admins did not take it seriously, times might
have changed now.
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