Software Filtering Devices

Cybercrimes involving children have been occurring on the Internet predominantly in chat rooms as well as instant messenger services. There has been a number of filtering programs that are being used to prevent children from having contact with sexually explicit material and with individuals that are perpetrators of crime. These software programs track where children are going on the Internet and can even monitor their Internet usage time. Cybercrimes are preventable by education and this filtering software

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

How do these companies determine whether content is appropriate for users and a potential minimum age for certain content?
What is the difference between filtering and monitoring and the drawbacks involved?

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