Re: restricting sex oriented material

From: Martin Gleeson <>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 1997 16:29:10 +1000

On 4/6/97, Paul Rolfe wrote:
>At 02:09 PM 4/06/97 +0800, you wrote:
>>On Wed, 4 Jun 1997, Paul Rolfe wrote (in reply to me):
>>>How about if this is to installed in an educational institution? There
>>>would be some level of "censorship" required. For this, it's probably
>>>quite usable.
>>Why sorry, I seem to have forgotten about educational institutions :)
>Ooops, missed the address. 8-)
>>Censorship is even less relevant here than elsewhere. Studys and research
>>are based on the *real* net, and the *real* world, not some censored
>>watered-down world or net.
>I was more implying for lower grade schools, where the parents may be
>concerned as to what little Johnny is managing to find on the net at school.

Then parents should spend the same money on supervision that is wasted on
trying ineffectively to block out the naughty bits. Education works, whereas
censorship doesn't.

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