Adult content blocks on mobile ISPs

Roland Perry lists at
Mon Mar 7 11:55:36 GMT 2011

In article <F4686C31-8122-4C4C-BFCF-F1B6BB28F162 at>, Ian 
Batten <igb at> writes
>My children have on several occasions been sent home with the 
>instruction to look up some webpage on the grounds that the school's 
>filtering (which appears to be broad-brush by the LEA for everything 
>from KS1 to A Level) blocks it.

I know a little about this, and agree that it's very unlikely to ever 
take account of the age of individual children in a school (or indeed 
'in education' if the same thing is supplied to all schools). How can 
it, as the design is either metaphorically a firewall box in the Head's 
study, or the functional equivalent of that in the network.
Roland Perry

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