Tag: filters

UK porn filters block sex education websites


For those that keep insisting “filters are smarter than they used to be…” Among the sites TalkTalk blocked as “pornographic” was BishUK.com, an award-winning British sex education site, which receives more than a million visits each year. TalkTalk also lists Edinburgh Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre website as “pornographic.” The company also blocked a programme run by sex education experts, […]

Tuesday Tech Tip: Use Google as a Proxy Server to Bypass Filters & Paywalls


If you have trouble accessing a web page either because the website is blocked at

New York Public Library Blocks The Pirate Bay


NYPL uses filters. Fine. I’m not going to have that argument. But it looks like

Federal judge: Public library cannot censor pagan websites


Funny how the library lost this case… Salem Library Director Glenda Wofford told Hunter the websites

Dealing with access problems in schools


The Free Technology for Teachers blog has a great story about filters blocking social services

Further proof that filters don’t work


Last week I was at the offices of Lincoln Public Schools to present on LibraryThing.