Henry Brown

Would offer that those people in management who feel threatened by enlightened employees will often block access to various social networking groups.

They often use the weakest excuses, a typical example with be @Elliot’s example, also I had a acquaintance share with me that his division initially blocked gov-loop because Gov-Loop could NOT provide adequate assurance that gov-loop would not be the source of SPAM.

At least those organizations who block access are somewhat better than others who will do rather “dumb” things like block access to the internet because an employee downloaded a virus package which took several days to clean up on the “network” Been awhile but some branches of DOD actually blocked HTML messages because they thought it was a security threat that would cost an extensive amount $$ to address. Another DOD agency would not allow emails sent from gmail.com on “their” server….