[Foundation-l] Blocking of Wikipedia Pages

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 08:51:14 UTC 2011

On 3 June 2011 23:58, James Heilman <jmh649 at gmail.com> wrote:

> My local IT got back to me today and agreed to unblock all of Wikipedia for
> all 25,000 computers they manage. A bit of success for increasing access.
> IMO Wikimedia needs to stay on top of these issues. I have emailed Websense
> who created the list my institution uses. We need to work with them so that
> they create separate categories for health information. Maybe if Websense
> was contact by the WMF?

I have got a personal site unblocked in Websense by querying their
classification. So they do actually read the query email and respond
sensibly - though, obviously, no particular outcome is guaranteed, at
least it'll get taken seriously.

- d.

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