Internet filtering company SurfControl has enhanced its Cyber Patrol web content filtering software. The upgraded version—Cyber Patrol 6.0—offers school officials the ability to customize 40 categories of content to the needs of a class or even a specific student.
Filtered material includes more than 2.4 million web sites—800,000 of which have been identified as web addresses for pornographic solicitation. The latest software also allows officials to block the use of internet chat rooms and memory-consuming MP3 downloads. Cyber Patrol 6.0 can even wipe out the flow of incoming junk mail to a school’s eMail server, according to the company.
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