55 categorieën voor filtering

Op de volgende categorie kan worden gefilterd:

Content Filtering Service Premium Categories

The following provides a detailed description of the criteria used to define the Content Filtering Service

Premium categories.

1. Violence/Hate/Racism

Sites that depict extreme physical harm to people or property, or that advocate or provide instructions to

cause such harm. Also includes sites that advocate, depict hostility or aggression toward, or denigrate an

individual or group on the basis of race, religion, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, or other involuntary


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2. Intimate Apparel/Swimsuit

Sites that contain images or offer the sale of swimsuits or intimate apparel or other types of suggestive

clothing. Does not include sites selling undergarments as a subsection of other products offered.

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3. Nudism

Sites containing nude or semi-nude depictions of the human body. These depictions are not necessarily

sexual in intent or effect, but may include sites containing nude paintings or photo galleries an of artistic

nature. This category also includes nudist or naturist sites that contain pictures of nude individuals.

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4. Pornography

Sites that contain sexually explicit material for the purpose of arousing a sexual or prurient interest.

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5. Weapons

Sites that sell, review, or describe weapons such as guns, knives or martial arts devices, or provide

information on their use, accessories, or other modifications. Does not include sites that promote

collecting weapons, or groups that either support or oppose weapons use.

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6. Adult/Mature Content

Sites that contain material of an adult nature that does not necessarily contain excessive violence, sexual

content, or nudity. These sites include profane or vulgar content and sites that are not appropriate for


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7. Cult/Occult

Sites that promote or offer methods, means of instruction, or other resources to affect or influence real

events through the use of spells, curses, magic powers, satanic or supernatural beings.

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8. Drugs/Illegal Drugs

Sites that promote, offer, sell, supply, encourage or otherwise advocate the illegal use, cultivation,

manufacture, or distribution of drugs, pharmaceuticals, intoxicating plants or chemicals and their related


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9. Illegal Skills/Questionable Skills

Sites that advocate or give advice on performing illegal acts such as service theft, evading law

enforcement, fraud, burglary techniques and plagiarism. Also includes sites that provide or sell

questionable educational materials, such as term papers.

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10. Sex Education

Sites that provide graphic information on reproduction, sexual development, safe sex practices, sexuality,

birth control, and sexual development. Also includes sites that offer tips for better sex as well as products

used for sexual enhancement.

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11. Gambling

Sites where a user can place a bet or participate in a betting pool (including lotteries) online. Also includes

sites that provide information, assistance, recommendations, or training on placing bets or participating

in games of chance. Does not include sites that sell gambling related products or machines. Also does

not include sites for off-line casinos and hotels as long as those sites do not meet one of the previous


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12. Alcohol/Tobacco

Sites that promote or offer alcohol/tobacco products for sale, or provide the means to create them. Also

includes sites that glorify, tout, or otherwise encourage the consumption of alcohol/tobacco. Does not

include sites that sell alcohol or tobacco as a subset of other products.

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13. Chat/Instant Messaging (IM)

Sites that provide chat and instant messaging capabilities or client downloads.

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14. Arts/Entertainment

Sites that promote and provide information about motion pictures, videos, television, music and

programming guides, books, comics, movie theatres, galleries, artists or reviews on entertainment.

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15. Business and Economy

Sites devoted to business firms, business information, economics, marketing, business management and

entrepreneurship. This does not include sites that perform services that are defined in another category,

such as Information Technology companies or travel services.

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16. Abortion/Advocacy Groups

Sites that provide information or arguments in favor of or against abortion, describe abortion procedures,

offer help in obtaining or avoiding abortion, or provide information on the effects, or lack thereof, of


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17. Education

Sites that offer educational information, distance learning and trade school information or programs. Also

includes sites that are sponsored by schools, educational facilities, faculty, or alumni groups.

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19. Cultural Institutions

Sites sponsored by cultural institutions, or provide information about museums, galleries, theatres (not

movie theatres). Includes groups such as 4H and the Boy Scouts of America.

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20. Online Banking

Sites that provide or advertise banking services (online or off-line) or other types of financial information,

such as loans. Does not include sites that offer market information, brokerage or trading services.

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21 Online Brokerage and Trading

Sites that provide or advertise trading of securities and management of investment assets (online or offline).

Also includes insurance sites, as well as sites that offer financial investment strategies, quotes, and


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22. Games

Sites that provide information and support game playing or downloading, video games, computer games,

electronic games, tips, and advice on games or how to obtain cheat codes. Also includes sites dedicated

to selling board games as well as journals and magazines dedicated to game playing. Includes sites that

support or host online sweepstakes and giveaways.

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23. Government

Sites sponsored by or which provide information on government, government agencies and government

services such as taxation and emergency services. Also includes sites that discuss or explain laws of

various governmental entities.

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24. Military

Sites that promote or provide information on military branches or armed services.

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25. Political/Advocacy Groups

Sites sponsored by or which provide information on political parties, special interest groups, or any

organization that promotes change or reform in public policy, public opinion, social practice, or economic


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26. Health

Sites that provide advice and information on general health such as fitness and well-being, personal

health or medical services, drugs, alternative and complimentary therapies, medical information about

ailments, dentistry, optometry, general psychiatry, self-help, and support organizations dedicated to a

disease or condition.

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27. Information Technology/Computers

Sites that sponsor or provide information on computers, technology, the Internet and technology-related

organizations and companies.

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28. Hacking/Proxy Avoidance Systems

Sites providing information on illegal or questionable access to or the use of communications equipment/

software, or provide information on how to bypass proxy server features or gain access to URLs in any

way that bypasses the proxy server.

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29. Search Engines and Portals

Sites that support searching the Internet, indices and directories.

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30. E-Mail

Sites offering Web-based e-mail services, such as online e-mail reading, e-cards, and mailing list


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31. Web Communications

Sites that allow or offer Web-based communication via e-mail, chat, instant messaging, message boards,


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32. Job Search

Sites that provide assistance in finding employment, and tools for locating prospective employers.

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33. News and Media

Sites that primarily report information or comments on current events or contemporary issues of the day.

Also includes radio stations and magazines. Does not include sites that can be rated in other categories.

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34. Personals and Dating

Sites that promote interpersonal relationships.

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35. Usenet News Groups

Sites that offer access to Usenet news groups or other messaging or bulletin board systems.

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36. Reference

Sites containing personal, professional, or educational reference, including online dictionaries, maps,

census, almanacs, library catalogues, genealogy-related sites and scientific information.

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37. Religion

Sites that promote and provide information on conventional or unconventional religious or quasi-religious

subjects, as well as churches, synagogues, or other houses of worship. Does not include sites containing

alternative religions such as Wicca or witchcraft (Cult/Occult) or atheist beliefs (Political/Advocacy


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38. Shopping

Sites that provide or advertise the means to obtain goods or services. Does not include sites that can be

classified in other categories such as vehicles or weapons.

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39. Internet Auctions

Sites that support the offering and purchasing of goods between individuals. Does not include classified


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40. Real Estate

Sites that provide information on renting, buying, or selling real estate or properties.

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41. Society and LifeStyle

Sites providing information on matters of daily life. This does not include sites relating to entertainment,

sports, jobs, sex or sites promoting alternative lifestyles such as homosexuality. Also, personal home

pages fall within this category if they cannot be classified in another category.

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42. Gay and Lesbian Issues

Sites that provide information, promote, or cater to gay and lesbian lifestyles. Does not include sites that

are sexually oriented.

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43. Restaurants and Dining

Sites that list, review, discuss, advertise, and promote food, catering, dining services, cooking and


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44. Sports/Recreation

Sites that promote or provide information about spectator sports, recreational activities, or hobbies.

Includes sites that discuss or promote camping, gardening, and collecting.

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45. Travel

Sites that promote or provide opportunity for travel planning, including finding and making travel

reservations, vehicle rentals, descriptions of travel destinations, or promotions for hotels or casinos.

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46. Vehicles

Sites that provide information on or promote vehicles, boats, or aircraft, including sites that support online

purchase of vehicles or parts.

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47. Humor/Jokes

Sites that primarily focus on comedy, jokes, fun, etc. May include sites containing jokes of adult or mature

nature. Sites containing humorous adult content also have an Adult/Mature Content rating.

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48. MP3/Streaming

Sites that sell, deliver, or stream music or video content in any format, including sites that provide

downloads for such viewers.

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50. Freeware/Software Downloads

Sites that are dedicated to the electronic downloading of software, whether for payment or at no charge.

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51. Pay to Surf Sites

Sites that pay users in the form of cash or prizes for clicking on or reading specific links,

e-mail or Web pages.

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53. Kid Friendly

Sites designed specifically for children.

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54. Advertisement

Sites that provide online advertisements or banners. These sites will always be allowed. Does not include

advertising servers that serve adult-oriented advertisements.

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55. Web Hosting

Sites of organizations that provide top-level domain pages, as well as Web communities or hosting


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56. Other

Sites not fitting into any of the other categories.

64. Not Rated