AT&T. Layer 6-8 needed.

Joel Esler eslerj at
Mon Jul 27 02:06:37 UTC 2009

I have read on another list this evening that AT&T DSL in SoCal is  
blocking certain sites within 4chan.


On Jul 26, 2009, at 9:48 PM, jamie wrote:

> All,
>  It appears at AT&T (including DSL, and my own home service via u- 
> verse)
> has unilaterally and without explanation started blocking websites.
>  I have confirmed this with multiple tests.  (It actually appears that
> these sites are being blocked at a local-global scale -- that is, each
> city/hub seems to have blackholes for the sites).
>  The sites I know of I'll list below (see Reddit for a discussion),  
> but
> this is clearly and absolutely unacceptable.  Please, comments on  
> the nature
> of the sites are OT.. Let's keep this thread that way.  (Away from  
> being OT,
> that is).
>  If any T folk are around, and have gotten wind of this (all  
> comments /
> direct emails will be off record), a reply would be appreciated.
>  No ears enclosing clue will be reached via normal channels at ~950E  
> on a
> Sunday, but this is clearly a problem needing addressing,  
> resolution, action
> and, who knows - suit?
>  Thanks in advance all for insight, comments,
> -jamie

Joel Esler
  http://www.joelesler.net

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