Research Exercise 1
Is filtering software (e.g., Net Nanny, Cyber Patrol, Surf Watch) effective in restricting access to objectionable Web sites to children?
All used Internet sources exclusively
A few found software reviews or articles by third parties
Many relied on Web sites by the vendors
when, if ever, is censorship appropriate
what is meant by restricting access
what level of restriction might be called "effective"
definition of "objectionable"
created April 18, 2003
last revised April 19, 2003