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censorware

Software that either automatically, or by user request, blocks websites deemed inappropriate from being retrieved. See Internet filtering, parental control software and wares.
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First, governments can analyze other countries' censorship to assess which nations engage in illegitimate filtering and then limit transactions in censorware with such countries.
Rob Gebeloff, author of Screening Zone: The Trouble with Net Filters and Ratings, continues to problematize the use of all types of "censorware" programs by pointing out numerous gray areas in judging content.
According to the Censorware Project, the blocking of this last site was later manually overridden.
Censorware blocks all sorts of content on the Web, including content critical of censorware.
The Peacefire/EPIC report comes a year after a report by the Censorware Project concluded that Bess not only overblocks sites useful to schoolchildren but also leaves unscreened hundreds of pornographic Web sites.
"Censorware" vendors pitch their products as a means to protect children from harmful material online.
TYRE, JONATHAN WALLACE, DAVID SMITH & GABRIEL WACHOB, THE CENSORWARE PROJECT, CENSORED INTERNET ACCESS IN UTAH PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES 10 (1999) <http://www.
In another study, the Censorware Project (http://www.censorware.org), essentially a group of lawyers and writers opposed to filtering, studied data from the Utah State schools from September 1998, a time when filtering was in effect.
Server-side censorware from NetPartners Inc should ensure that pornographic and other questionable content is filtered.