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SmartFilter Stupidity
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Description of how smartfilter blocks out legitimate health sites.

How Internet Filters Affect the Search for Online Health Information
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the Foundation conducted a comprehensive study that indicates Internet filters most frequently used by schools and libraries can effectively block pornography without significantly impeding access to online health information - but only if they arenít set at their most restrictive levels. As filters are set at higher levels they block access to a substantial amount of health information, with only a minimal increase in blocked pornographic content.

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