Porn Blocker Software

Written by Michael O'Brien
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It's pretty clear how important the use of a porn blocker is in schools or the workplace. Now how do you implement something like this? Porn blocker software may be the solution you are looking for.

How Porn Blocker Software Works

One way a piece of web content filtering software will block porn is by looking for certain keywords in the URL or web address that are most commonly found on sites containing pornography. There are also other characteristics typically found in those kinds of sites that porn blocker software can use to determine what type of site is being visited, and to restrict user access accordingly.

Emails containing certain links and URLs can also be monitored and blocked with the right kind of web filtering program in place. Programmers are becoming very sneaky and innovative nowadays. By sending SPAM an email sever filter may not know to place in a person's junk mail folder, the email subject and message may look innocent enough. But clicking on the link may take the user, quite inadvertently, to a site containing offensive content. Again, the right software can help.

It All Adds Up

Nothing is certain of course. Due to the unpredictable and insidious nature of web access today, there's no way of preventing all offensive content from getting through. But access to such content can be severely curtailed, and in the end, lead to a much more professional work environment.


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