TFF Banned

Discussion in 'The Constitutional & RKBA Forum' started by dbrodin, May 25, 2009.

  1. dbrodin

    dbrodin New Member

    Apr 15, 2009
    Duluth MN
    I just spent some time in a local church affiliated hospital. After they moved me out of ICU and I became semi-mobile, I discovered they had a computer in the family lounge with internet access. I immediately tried to check on what this band of right wing radial subversives had been up to. I keep getting "site not found" errors. After several attempts I noticed something flashing on the info bar at the bottom of the browser. It was a long string of mostly code gibberish, but two words caught my eye, Denial and Weapons. Apparently they are running filtering software that blocks access to "weapons" related sites. To say I was pissed is an understatement. I'm surprised my heart monitor didn't go tilt.

    Dale :mad:
  2. RunningOnMT

    RunningOnMT New Member

    Nov 19, 2008
    Akron, Ohio
    Unbelievable. Your anger is more than justified. I am glad you are well enough to post now but please provide an update on how you are doing overall. Best wishes for a speedy recovery from one right wing radial subversive to another.

  3. dbrodin

    dbrodin New Member

    Apr 15, 2009
    Duluth MN
    I'm doing well. Officially I suffered "Massive Bi-polar Pulmonary Embolism ". In layman's terms, I almost suffocated due to blood clots in my lungs while walking around my yard.

  4. pickenup

    pickenup Active Member

    Good to hear you are up and about.
    Are you going to ask the hospital admin why they have a block on the computer?
  5. dbrodin

    dbrodin New Member

    Apr 15, 2009
    Duluth MN
    Definitely. I just haven't decided how politely I'm going to do it!:D

  6. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Well it is their computer.

    My computer at work is blocked in so many ways, that it actually makes my job more difficult.:rolleyes:
  7. Hardballer

    Hardballer New Member

    Their computer, their business. I would be far more concerned with Obismal's comments about closing down the internet "for our own good". (i.e. a terrorist threat).
  8. Deputy Dawg

    Deputy Dawg Active Member

  9. Chuck B

    Chuck B New Member

    Nov 25, 2007
    Many hospitals either have wireless or Ethernet, etc. Next time (and I hope there isn't one), you will know to bring your own. Institutions have every right to decide what they will and won't allow on their computers. Most public computers of that sort are meant to help folks check and send email. It may not be anything against guns or weapons...but the likelihood of contracting viruses, worms, or other computer unpleasantries. You can bet there is a long list of blocked sites. At one time it may have been wide open...and the system probably got hammered with stuff it took weeks to untangle.

    I hope you're doing better!

  10. berto64

    berto64 Active Member

    Welcome Back.

    Good luck on a speedy recovery.
  11. Vladimir

    Vladimir New Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    Issaquah WA
    It's a private business, they can do what they want. The same laws that let me attack flag burners on my campus allows your hospital to ban TFF.
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