Telco's ISP Adds Filter Technology
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Connect.com.au, an ISP subsidiary of Australia's third largest telecommunications carrier AAPT, is to implement a filtering system as a differentiated data traffic source to corporations and ISPs across nationwide.
The filtering technology, called Internet Sheriff, will be provided by Internet technology provider Tel.net Media. The system will allow Connect.com.au to provide corporate customers with the option to limit employees' access to non work-related Web sites during work time.
"We don't see this as a mandatory service," said Connect.com.au director of operations, Andrew Jacobson. "Our clients can choose whether or not they want to implement the filtering system as part of their service."
The ISP intends to make Internet Sheriff available to customers by November.
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