Oh no! TPF site banned at work!

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  1. Moe

    Moe TPF Noob!

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    So I had a few extra minutes at work today and typed in the website. I then get the message, "Surf Control." NOOOOOOOOOO! Now what will I do? I hope they don't have a log of how much time was spent on the website. That could be embarrassing. Good news is, I log in under a shared username. Anyway, just had to vent a little, and get a little pity. Has this happened to anyone else?
     
  2. photo28

    photo28 TPF Noob!

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    Try using a proxy?
    ninjaproxy.org
    proxy.org
     
  3. eric-holmes

    eric-holmes No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    or use vtunnel.
     
  4. Moe

    Moe TPF Noob!

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    Thanks! I'll give it a try tomorrow if I have time. Don't be fooled by my mere 94 posts. I spend quite a bit of time here (multiple times a day, every day). I just don't post that often.
    So long productivity, hello TPF!
     
  5. usayit

    usayit No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    So what stops them from blocking vtunnel and proxies?
     
  6. robertwsimpson

    robertwsimpson No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    all of those sites are tagged "proxy avoidance" which is filtered at my work ;)
     
  7. epp_b

    epp_b No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    You could install an SSH server on your home computer, open port 22 on your router and tunnel in from work to view filtered sites. Bonus: it's completely secure and encrypted in the path from work-to-home.
     
  8. robertwsimpson

    robertwsimpson No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    you forgot to mention that you have to get a static IP from your ISP...
     
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    epp_b No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Only if you've never heard of dynamic DNS ;)
     
  10. robertwsimpson

    robertwsimpson No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    oh NOICE!

    I hadn't heard of dynamic DNS.
     
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    timethief TPF Noob!

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    You can check the link on my signature. quite reliable.
     
  12. MattxMosh

    MattxMosh TPF Noob!

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    How about working instead.
     

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