Content Filtering using Internet Proxy Servers

International Journal of Computer & Organization Trends  (IJCOT)          
© 2013 by IJCOT Journal
Volume-3 Issue-1                          
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors : Swati Saxena


 Swati Saxena Article:Content Filtering using Internet Proxy Servers . International Journal of Computer & organization Trends  (IJCOT),V3(1):7-12, Jan - Feb, 2013. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract:-Content filtering has been around since the internet has been around. Content filtering is the process of removing certain content from the internet before it gets to the user that requested that page. There are many different reasons you would want to block certain content from users. One popular example is having internet access at work locations; another is making sure students at schools of all type do not go to inappropriate sites that are prohibited in the schoo l policy. Here at Brigham Young University of Idaho we have a content filter in place that makes sure the pages students and faculty are appropriate. Another example is filtering content in homes to protect the children from certain places on the internet. There are many different types of sites that you might want to filter out. The most popular is pornography. Many places also filter out other sites as well, here are some examples: chat, email, games, personal; guns, bombs, ne ws, advertisements, and etc. this paper will show how filtering content can be helpful to raise pr oductivity in school and jobs. This paper will also show how it will help children not go to bad sites and help parents control what their children see on the internet


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