[wp-edu] Firewalls and WordPress

Jane Wells jane at automattic.com
Mon Nov 24 01:39:25 GMT 2008

I talked to a number of teachers at WordCamp Ed whose schools block  
all social media sites as well as wordpress.com, blogspot, etc.

On Nov 23, 2008, at 11:58 AM, Douglas Hanna wrote:

> Has anyone noticed blogs in general getting blocked by district
> firewalls (especially at the secondary level)?
> I know that the firewall my local district (Palm Beach County, FL)
> uses is pretty stringent and almost immediately blocks any
> installation of WordPress or any other popular blogging software /
> sites (i. e. Blogger). Has anyone noticed or heard about something
> similar in their area or is this something that is fairly uncommon?
> --
> Douglas Hanna
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