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Art, Considering the root of this discussion was allowing teachers unfettered access to the internet, not students, doesn't this obviate concerns about "inappropriate" images on Wikipedia? Unless we're afraid of tarnishing the minds of our instructors... -- Dennis C. Scimeca Instructional Technologist Department of Online Teaching and Learning Simmons College School for Health Sciences (617)521-2520 > From: Art Wolinsky <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > Larry, > > Over the years I have left more than one monument to my stupidity online, > and I really do live up to my signature line more than I would like to > admit. I did know there were inappropriate images on Wikipedia, but not > to the extent to which you have described. I am VERY glad you cleared up > that misconception and I stand corrected. > > That does bring a question to mind that those who run filters out there > might be able to answer. Since Wikipedia does have a large collection of > inappropriate images, it would seem that any filter worth its price would > protect against access to at least a larger number of these images, either > by blocking the entire site, or by using some algorithm to detect and > block the images. In other words, every filtering company out there must > have Wikipedia flagged as having sexual images. What say you filter > admins? > > Art > --- Edtech Archives, posting guidelines and other information are at: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~edweb Please include your name, email address, and school or professional affiliation in each posting. To unsubscribe send the following command to: LISTSERV@H-NET.MSU.EDU SIGNOFF EDTECH