[ubuntu-uk] Mobile internet proxy
andrew at aoakley.com
Tue Feb 19 15:13:11 GMT 2008
Alan Pope wrote:
> T-Mobile also block "dodgy" content, but you just have to ask them and they
> remove the controls. I did this the first day I started using it.
Vodafone and BT Mobile also, by default, block non-approved domains. You
can call them to get this restriction lifted.
I hit this when investigating spam in my role as manager of anti-spam
development at MessageLabs!
I've never hit this on O2, however, but then I don't do a lot of data
use on O2.
The mobile companies do have a fair point about this, as a large
proportion of their mobile data users are children. However, "any
feature that cannot be turned off is a bug", as they say.
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