Vol 5|No 5|March/April|1996

Should Families Filter the Web?

That's a family matter - a question of matching family values and products. It might pay to read over the reasons why schools should avoid filtering and ask if any apply to your family?

Does it matter, for example, if the product actually works?

Would red-flagging sites bring undue attention to them and increase interest?

What message do you send about trust?

What is your strategy to build toward independent judgment?

Do you filter other media?

What is your family's approach to this question?

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