Shining A Light on Filters. © 1998 Karen G. Schneider, MSLIS. What We Will Cover. What Filters Are & How They Work The Internet Filter Assessment Project The Role of Policy Other Access Management Options. Filters are tools that block Internet content. They can: . Proscribe content
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Is this site or word allowed or
denied by the filter?
Is access allowed for this user...time of day...type of resource?
Let me check and see
<META http-equiv="PICS-Label" content='(PICS-1.1
"http://www.rsac.org/ratingsv01.html" l gen true comment
"RSACi North America Server" by "firstname.lastname@example.org" for
"http://www.bluehighways.com/tifap/" on “2000.08.30T12:22-0500"
r (n 0 s 0 v 0 l 1))'>
Filters were tested in different configurations
Most vendors cooperated by sharing full-strength versions of their filtersThe Internet Filter Assessment Project
classroom with books
Parental consent forms
Privacy screens & desks
Good media & government relations
School Board cooperation
Security/ resource toolsBeyond Policy: Other Tools for Internet Access Management
Some are from libraries, some from commercial services such as Disney