The internet is like a series of blocked tubes

Which was the original proposal to stop us surfing for dirty pictures.  I believe HR was rather disappointed when management opted for a content filter instead

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13 thoughts on “The internet is like a series of blocked tubes

  1. Yeah, I’m expecting that to happen as well any day now. *Sigh* How I wish I was independently wealthy. (Not that I’m crazy about money, but it would be the only way – other than begging – to maintain my lifestyle.)

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  2. dolce: The magic of the internet allows me to post from home as well. The magic of WordPress allows me to time-delay my posts.
    revo: The nearest coffee shop with wifi is about 5km in that direction.
    nursemyra: Indeed I am. My ex-wife got my testicles as part of the divorce settlement and that was pretty damned painful.
    b: I’d rather sharpen the machete hidden in my filing cabinet.
    unbearable banishment: It’s not particularly pleasant, but entirely survivable. Sort of like an enema.
    stephanie: I know!
    rob: Management don’t get their performance bonuses if they don’t come up with new ways to suck out our souls and stomp on them.

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  3. Our IT department just has blocks on sites that we’re not allowed to visit. Porn (damn!), eBay (who cares?), personal e-mail (shit!), stock tracking (whatevah…) and personal pages/blogs (YIKES?!!?!)…

    so i really don’t mind. i can read all that shit from the web-enabled blackberry they gave me. good to be living amongst the muckety-mucks…

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  4. uncle keith: Sorry, I should have been clearer: the cut-off doesn’t apply to senior management level.
    robin: You’re too kind.
    daisy: So basically, you’re blocked from anything worthwhile? Good thing you have that Blackberry.

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