Internet Content Filtering Techniques

ContentWatch Internet Filtering End-To-End Technology

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In the world of ever changing Internet content and increasingly mobile computing devices, ContentWatch takes a unique and comprehensive approach to end-to-end Internet filtering solutions. This white paper explains the pros and cons of various deployment options and analysis technologies. It also demonstrates why ContentWatch end-to-end deployment, combined with Dynamic Contextual Analysis, is the most advanced Internet filtering technology available today.

Effectiveness of Internet Filtering Software Products

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This report presents the findings of a study commissioned by the Australian Broadcasting Authority (ABA) and NetAlert into the effectiveness of a number of Internet content filtering products. The study examined both how easy the products were to install and use, and how effectively they filtered Internet content. The products under evaluation all attempt to effectively filter the Internet, blocking access to "undesirable" content, such as pornography or racist propaganda, and letting all other content pass through untouched. In reality, this is an impossible goal as the Internet is just too big and dynamic, and all products will pass through some content they should have blocked and block some content that should have passed through.

Internet Content Filtering Solution

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The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) became law on April 20, 2001. In order to be in compliance with this legislation, public school districts must certify that they have the policies and technology measures in place to block or filter Internet access for both minors and adults to certain visual depictions. The Office of Technology Services of Anderson School District Four has enabled Internet content filtering in its schools and district office. The Internet content filtering solution, Websense, has been implemented in order to comply with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA).

Internet Content Filtering: Better Practices for ISP's

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There are many ways that content can be filtered for the user at a home or office. For parents at a home there primary concern may be pornography and chat rooms. For an owner or manager of a company your primary concern would also include time wasting sites like online games, shopping, news, and many more. Companies have a bigger challenge because they may have employees that need different levels of filtering. You may not want to block everyone from online shopping. There is probable someone that needs to do that. This article will talk about the basics of Internet content filtering. It will also describe a filtering solutions created by PowerNOC that companies and ISP's can use to create a filtering solution that can't be circumvented.

Investigating Large-Scale Internet Content Filtering

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This paper analyzes large-scale, countrywide Internet content filtering from a technical point of view and investigates the current situation in the People's Republic of China. Additionally it discusses techniques to effectively defeat censorship and based on various tests conducted by the author, comments on their applicability in the Chinese part of the Internet.

The Filtering Matrix: Filtering and Surveillance Practices Worldwide

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Internet content filtering is a term that refers to the techniques by which control is imposed on access to information on the Internet. The motivations for statedirected Internet filtering include those with: a specific emphasis on ecommerce (tax, copyright, VoIP); a specific emphasis on children: child pornography, violence; a specific emphasis on content.