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Domain blocked due to (incorrect) restricted category

Looking for any advice on how to research the issue below.

 

Access to my website was blocked on a wifi network indicating it was in a Pornography and Sexuality category. I haven’t hit that before (even on some corporate networks) so I don’t think it is blocked everywhere but obviously it’s a concern. How would I go about figuring out where it has been categorized like this? I’ve accessed some reputation checkers for my domain and I see no problems. It is a very low traffic site so it isn’t even listed in all reputation checkers. The home page from my godaddy domain forwards all requests to my subdomain site on zenfolio.com. Zenfolio is a large photography site used by many professional photographers. I thought maybe it was because of something on that site. However, I could access my site when navigating to it directly on zenfolio over this wifi network. That tells me it is something with my godaddy domain itself. I also wondered if my site was blocked because it wasn’t categorized at all. However, the block message did list a category.

 

Any ideas on where to search and possibly request re-categorization on this?

 

Full message I encountered was “Access denied – The site is blocked according to the network settings - This site <name here> is blocked because it belongs to the restricted categories: Pornography and Sexuality.”.  If you think this site should not be blocked, please send a message to the network administrator.

 

Note: no email address was listed so I am trying to figure out what online database this network may be using.

 

Thanks

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@blueskylight 

 

Where ever this is being blocked - it could be a local issue. If I had to guess, they maybe blocking by IP address and if you are using forwarding - multiple domains share the same IP address. That or ZenFolio was somehow flagged

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@blueskylight 

 

Where ever this is being blocked - it could be a local issue. If I had to guess, they maybe blocking by IP address and if you are using forwarding - multiple domains share the same IP address. That or ZenFolio was somehow flagged

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I hope you're right that it is more of a general block based on forwarding than something related to perceived content. I haven't encountered any issues before so it struck me as a surprise. However, I don't have experience with this area so I wanted to check with those who are more familiar with these types of issues. Thanks!