Yes, The computer Center at the hashemite University just hit the wall with their latest update of the Websense (a.k.a Proxying Software) filtering the traffic of internet coming through inside the universities LAN, and this time they got it much more over the limit, after blocking all sort of interesting useful websites since my 1st days at uni, in favour of stupid arabic chat websites and arabic forums talking about haifa and i dunno who & what they did the other day and the DAMAR love sites with creapy poems in favor of tech forums, categorised as ADULT CONTENT and MESSAGE BOARDS AND CLUBS!
Starting LAST THURSDAY, a new prooxy policy caused blocking MOST of the internets websites, mentioning JORDAN PLANET IT SELF!
My Blog, actually ALL The Blogs on BLOGGER, including Google's Blogger it self.....
but also Harvards globalvoicesonline.org
the JORDANIAN GOVERNMENT's official media center jordan.jo
YES THE JORDANIAN GOVERNMENT IS BANNED INSIDE A JORDANIAN UNIVERSITY
Allllllllllll the newspapers, Addustour, Alrai, Alghad ... etc
All the audio visual corps websites, ranging from bbcarabc.com until the poor jrtv.jo!
YES JTV's WEBSITE IS BLOCKED
Amman Net's website is blocked since ages even, probably a couple of years now!
Not to mention websites contributing to HM King Abdullah the 2nd!!!!!!!!!
I thought its called the HASHEMITE university after all!
and tataaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, Logging out from your yahoo account is HIGHLY prohibited!!!!!!!
I have sent an email to the cheif of the computer center last sunday morning, up to now i got nothing from the guy, and as far as sunday was concerned no changes happened, lets wait and see till tomorrow , and ill be posting any updates about.....
I think the hashemite University is passing by its worst night mares anyways since the current Mr president got his hand over the university, where the whole university turned into a gang of employees from the same family (the presidents of course) and with each and every small paper should be passing under the presidents nose in order to get any approval or paper passed!
One last thing to mention is that since the policy applied for the student's account is strict enough so that not even the standard Windows Paint utility is banned, I've sent these screen shots for the cheif of the computer dep inside a word document and attached in my email (nothing more stupid apparently).
heh, gal paint utility gal, even the right click is disabled! couldnt they put some Macs and end all this screwing!
Everything is back up and running this morning, where what should be banned is back banned again, and what should run is running again....
It Didnt Last more than a couple of days, most of the thinks are back blocked again, including JORDANPLANET.NET
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