CIN de-optioned 'web surfing' (was 'Protecting the mino
Tue, 20 Jun 1995 17:36:26 +1000
At 3:31 PM 20/6/95, Craig Gibson wrote:
>The CIN network has a deny everything except that which is expressly
>permitted in regard to services external to the CIN network. This
>includes email, WWW and other "Internet" services.
>The CIN employs packet filtering mechanisms/software to achieve this
>which is not difficult to manage.
How many of the 6 million hosts do you let the community see? For than
matter how many of the 170,000 Australia hosts can they see?
When will the see more?
How will you decide what they can see if the policy is to block everything
unless specifically allowed rather than allow everything unlass
We for instance would have an interest in the public seeing anything from
anu in particular cis.anu.edu.au, info.anu.edu.au, www.anu.edu.au,
pastime.anu.edu.au (has hansard)
Tony Barry URL:http://snazzy.anu.edu.au/People/TonyB.html
Centre for Networked Information and Publishing & also
Centre for Networked Access to Scholarly Information fone +61 6 249 4632
Australian National University Library phax +61 6 279 8120
Canberra A.C.T. 0200, AUSTRALIA firstname.lastname@example.org