Some commercial sites and service providers
blocked by CYBERsitter
All user web pages hosted by any of the following companies are
blocked. If this seems extreme--it is,
especially since CYBERsitter has the
ability to block individual URL's without banning an entire domain.
CRIS, the web space owned by mega-ISP
The web server for Time
New Media. Blocked in response to their publishing a
engine which can be used to look up which sites are blocked by
Also known as Community ConneXion and "The Internet Privacy Provider",
C2.Net is a former provider of anonymous shell accounts and now
manufacturers high-security web server software.
The Village Voice
An online e-zine, probably banned for running Bennett Haselton's
CYBERsitter joke: "If you make a web page that says 'Gary Bauer
is...'". (See the CYBERsitter humor page
for the rest of it.)
The New-York-based ECHO Communications
is a named plaintiff in the
ACLU's challenge to the
New York Communications Decency Act.
One of the largest ISPs in Texas. IO evolved from a BBS run by
Steve Jackson Games, which became famous when the Secret Service seized its
equipment in 1990. The SS was later forced to return it and pay damages and
legal fees, in a lawsuit that set
precedents for freedom of speech online.
ActWin.com -- Active Windows
A service provider which hosts Chiltern.org, a gay/lesbian outdoor
sports organization. The chiltern.org domain is blocked as well.
A California-based provider.