Found on the blog grin and bare it, this astonishing post (I can't seem to find a way to link to individual posts, so I've used a screen shot):
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Friday, February 17, 2006
I am using the school's laptop and the Internet filter is rubbish. I was looking for pictures of the Holocaust that happened in WW2 (for the clueless, it was when Adolf Hitler massacred a lot of Jews) and when I searched for it, this came up.
You were denied access because:
Access denied by SmartFilter content category. The requested URL belongs to the following categories: Violence, Tasteless/Gross.
Violence? Ok yes, maybe. There are some very gruesome pictures. Same goes for gross. But tasteless? Hello, it's not like I was searching for midget porn or anything. I need the pictures for educational purposes!
The filter is there so that the authorities can keep track internet activities and to ensure that the laptop will not be used for illegal means. Like watching porn and downloading files illegally. In any case, if I want to watch porn I am sure I wouldn't bloody do it in the staff room.
mused @ 10:37 AM