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How Personal & Internet Security Work by Preston Gralla

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Chapter 16. How Web Blocking and Parental Controls Work

How Web Blocking and Parental Controls Work

The Internet allows for the free, unfettered flow of information among people—and this freedom poses problems for some people, as well as for some governments.

Some parents in particular are concerned about the kinds of material their children may come across on the Internet. It is extremely easy for children to come across pornographic pictures and material. And it’s not just pornography that is a problem. There is a great deal of hate material, racist material, and violent material as well.

To try to solve this problem, Congress and other legislative bodies have tried to take steps to ban certain ...

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