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Re: [agenda] eGov IG telecon, 25 June 2008

From: Kjetil Kjernsmo <Kjetil.Kjernsmo@computas.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 10:02:35 +0200
To: Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@earthlink.net>
Cc: public-egov-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <200806251002.35587.Kjetil.Kjernsmo@computas.com>

On Wednesday 25 June 2008 07:47:35 Robin Berjon wrote:
> On Jun 24, 2008, at 15:48 , Katie Haritos-Shea wrote:
> > Note that many government (and governement located) folks when  
> > attending the calls during work hours may not be able to use IRC due  
> > to access restriction and firewall issues.
>
> For some reason I can't seem to locate it right now, but somewhere on  
> the W3C website is a Web interface to IRC that works behind firewalls,  
> Jose probably knows where it is (I think it's linked to from
> http://www.w3.org/Project/IRC/ but I don't have access to that page).

Also note that there are IRC proxies, such as dircproxy [1], that some system 
administrators may find easier to live with as it gives them a central point 
of control. I personally think that blocking IRC gives no tangible security 
benefit, but I'm living with this solution myself.

[1] http://dircproxy.securiweb.net/

Kind regards 

Kjetil Kjernsmo
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