The Ineffectiveness of Parental Control Systems as General Censorship Mechanisms Introduction Parental control systems have long been available as tools that assist parents to monitor, manage, and if need be curtail the Internet use in which their children indulge. There are many such tools on the market today, ranging from free products to expensive software packages that allow very precise insight into, and control over, the Internet activity of children. The promises made by manufacturers of such software cluster into a single theme: That, by using control systems, parents can exercise due diligence over their children’s online lives. However, there are good reasons for treating this claim critically by posing the following research...The end:
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