BiNS Bans Council Employees

It’s come to our attention that BiNS is not on the list of the sites that Birmingham City Council employees are banned from viewing from their work computers. Devil worshiping, birdwatching, and social networking sites (along with a huge list of others) are blocked by the clever ‘bluecoat’ system — but for some reason they’ve missed us out, and that seems wrong.

We don’t want our council tax to pay for people to skive and read interesting and fun things on the Internet, to communicate with real people. So we’re using a modified version of the Shockingly Big IE6 Warning plugin to detect people on outdated browsers (all council employees) to briefy show them this picture:


and redirect them to The Stirrer.

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