Blocking Internet Gaming

Paul Timmins paul at
Mon Jan 7 01:21:45 UTC 2002

Just make sure you are well aware of what you are blocking with software 
like this, it's not all just games...
Other reports on similar software are available at and
I'm not going to open the bag of worms about internet filtering vs 
censorship, but before you pay for software, you should know the kind of 
stuff it does that the manufacturers would rather you didn't know about.

At 08:10 PM 1/6/2002, you wrote:

> From our experience, the best product we have found is Websense.  It 
> works with Different Firewalls along with Proxy Servers.  It's not 100% 
> full proof, but it does a pretty good job....
>The best feature is being able to select different types or categories of 
>web sites, and when people can use them.
>Spencer Wood, Network Manager
>Ohio Department Of Transportation
>1320 Arthur E. Adams Drive
>Columbus, Ohio 43221
>E-Mail: <mailto:spencer.wood at>Spencer.Wood at
>Phone: 614.387.0710/Fax: 815.361.0714/Pager: 866.591.9954
>wgray at (Walter Gray)
>Sent by: owner-nanog at
>01/06/2002 08:03 PM
>         To:        <nanog at>
>         cc:
>         Subject:        Blocking Internet Gaming
>Does anybody know of any good software or way to restrict Internet gaming on
>a corporate Network?
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