Thursday, December 14, 2006

Addiction Is Fun

I think I am getting withdrawal symptoms....

Some genius in my company's IT department decided that Blogger Beta should be filtered from everyone's web access because it is apparently categorised as.... *drum roll*

I'm serious.
I usually go in to the office earlier than I should so that I can just take a few minutes to touch up whatever I typed at home the night before and put up my post, ping it on and then start my work like a good minion should...

... but just after I click "Publish" for my post this morning, my world came crashing down.
(I still can't believe it: Blogger Beta = P0RN??? WTF....?! )

So now, not only can I not access and update my own blog... but I cannot comment on anyone else's blog if it's on Blogger Beta and does not allow anonymous comments.

How will I while away my lunch hour now?
I need to visit and comment on my regular blog haunts!

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Merv Kwok said... my dear lol

That's what i use whenever something gets blocked

Che-Cheh said...

Owwwww that is terrible. I can't imagine what my life would be if I'm in your same senario.

Wuching said...

no porn for u today!

Meiyen said...

O_o omg, that's not good!!!! :(

DonkeyBlog said...

There's one option for you ... you could try a proxy server.

First enable the pop-up window block ('cause proxies always give you opo-ups, and then your IT Dept really will have aporn problem!), then type in

Then within that window, you should be able to access Beta.

Just an idea to make u sane.

Merry Christmas, I'll catch you in 2007.

J said...

to merv:
I tried Anonymouse this morning in the office and it's blocked (filtered as "Proxy Avoidance")!!!!
EVIL IT ppl!
(Thanks for the suggestion though - it was worth a try)

to che-cheh:
I feel like something is missing... like they took away my arm....

to wuching:
I can't live without it!

to meiyen:
Yeah - I feel so sad!

to donkeyblog:
Hmmm... I'll try it first thing on Monday morning!
*keeps fingers crossed*
Hopefully the IT ppl haven't blocked it yet....

boo_licious said...

Yeah, IT people are getting smart abt blogs nowadays. The next thing is whether they will take action against employees who blog against the companies.

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