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...Inc., which owns the CyberPatrol filter. But the incident illustrates what critics say is a growing problem with software filters, which are installed on personal computers to block access to certain World Wide Web sites. Intended as a way for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/19/tec_205560.shtml
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India police to begin cybercafe monitoring plan

...requirement that critics fear would lead to harassment and possibly requests for bribes. Cafe owners also must install software filters - at about $400 each, or more than the average $300 monthly earnings of many cybercafes - to block pornography...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/19/liv_401551.shtml
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Creating children's zone online easier said than done

...the problem." He said better methods exist. Currently, the most popular means for controlling content involves software filters that block questionable sites. But filters are inexact, sometimes letting in porn while blocking innocuous content...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/13/tec_344631.shtml
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Parents can oversee kids' online habits

...technologies such as the V-chip for television sets, cable box locks, 900 telephone number blocking and Internet software filters that block objectionable Web sites. A day later, Gore announced that 15 of the United States' top Internet companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/17/tec_261626.shtml
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Government urges delay in ".xxx" domain

...com" storefronts, even as they set up shop in the new ".xxx" domain name, reducing the effectiveness of any software filters set up to simply block all ".xxx" names. Conservative groups such as the Family Research Council also expressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/17/liv_445840.shtml
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Stopping spam

...they have no built-in mechanisms for authenticating senders, which allows spammers to easily forge headers. Software filters thus must be programmed to work on assumptions of spammer behavior. Some cull spam by identifying typical keywords...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/06/tec_351205.shtml
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Creating children's zone online easier said than done

...the problem." He said better methods exist. Currently, the most popular means for controlling content involves software filters that block questionable sites. But filters are inexact, sometimes letting in porn while blocking innocuous content...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/17/tec_345483.shtml
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House approves limits on Internet pornography

...adviser, Larry Irving of the Commerce Department, recommended that parents be given high-tech tools, such as software filters, rather than a "static, imperfect solution" such as a new law. The last effort by Congress to limit pornography...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/08/tec_241294.shtml
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Cyberspace summit scheduled

...to making certain sexual material available to minors online. The summit's goal: finding other ways, such as software filters, site ratings and more parental involvement, to make the Internet safe for children. Attending will be advocacy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/07/tec_217182.shtml
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