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Chapter 14, Problem 12RQ
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What is filtering software? Why would organizations use such software? What objections might be raised against the use of this software?

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Filtering software:

  • Filtering software is a kind of software that blocks or screens the internet content.
  • This is done to help the parents control what their children view on the internet...

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Need for using filtering software in organizations:

The filtering software is used in organizations to p...

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Objections rose against the use of filtering software:

  • As filtering software blocks the content depending upon the offensive words, sometimes it may block some good sites too.
  • Consider an example of a blog that contains some medical terms that are also blocked. It helps to prevent the user from viewing medical sites also...

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