Breaking the internet (hotels, guestnet style)
paul at telcodata.us
Mon Dec 7 17:28:41 CST 2009
Jared Mauch wrote:
> The University of Michigan Hospitals have a guestnet wireless that is ghetto and blocks
> IMAP over SSL. Attempts to get them to correct this have fallen on deaf ears. I can't even
> VPN out to work around the sillyness, which typically works in other hotel/guestnet scenarios.
> Providers to avoid: US Signal Corporation. (220.127.116.11 was my natted IP in a Hampton Inn depsite whois/swip).
> - Jared
I'm pretty sure that's the hotel doing the blocking, USS isn't the type
to enforce anything specific like that that I've found as they're a
wholesaler and blocking that stuff tends to annoy those who are
whiteboxing their product.
They definitely don't do anything like that on their transit links.
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