Subject RE: [IBO] Yahoo Crap
Author Kaputnik
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nando Dessena [mailto:nandod@...]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 3:08 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [IBO] Yahoo Crap
> gerbreown wrote:
> > Would people behind a firewall be able to access a NNTP newsgroup? I
> > am NOT able to access most newsgroups because of our company firewall.
> 1) the NNTP port can be opened to a specific host address, without
> compromising security.

In a company with 28.000 Employees and perhaps one of the largest Intratets
out there at all except IBM, I do not think that a Sysadmin would listen if
someone cries for NNTP. We are here to work, and we have internal forums,
and thats all we need to be able to work

> 2) how about a web gateway then? I use one for an italian newsgroup and
> I must say that it works very well.

I hate such stuff, really......