Content Filtering Categories

Below is a list of the available categories. You can enable or disable these through the portal. Any domains that fall within the blocked categories will be inaccessible to the end user. A blocked page will be displayed to inform them of this.

Web pages that promote, advocate or sell alcohol including beer, wine and hard liquor.

Anonymizer – Blocked by default
Web pages that promote proxies and anonymizers for surfing websites with the intent of circumventing filters.

Theater, museums, exhibits, photography, and digital graphic resources.

General business.

Vehicles including selling, promoting, or discussion.

Communication through chat or IM services as well as sites with information about IM communication or chatrooms.

Community Sites
Newsgroup sites and posting including forums and bulletin boards.

Compromised – Blocked by default
Web pages that have been compromised by someone other than the site owner, which appear to be legitimate, but house malicious code.

Computers and Technology
Sites with information about computers, software, hardware, peripheral and computers services.

Criminal Skills/Hacking – Blocked by default
Activities that violate human rights including murder, sabotage, bomb building, etc. Information about illegal manipulation of electronic devices, encryption, misuse, and fraud. Warez and other illegal software distribution.

Web pages that promote relationships such as dating and marriage.

Download Sites
Shareware, Freeware and other software. P2P sites and software.

Educational institutions and schools. Educational and reference materials including dictionaries, encyclopedias.

Entertainment and Videos
Web sites for videos, TV and motion picture including celebrity sites, entertainment news.

Bank and insurance companies and other financial institutions. Active trading of certificates and stocks.

Web pages which promote gambling, lotteries, casinos and betting agencies involving chance.

Web pages consisting of computer games, game producers and online gaming.

Government organisations, departments, or agencies. Includes police, fire, hospitals.

Hate Speech – Blocked by default
Web pages that promote extreme right/left wing groups, sexism, racism, religious hate and other discrimination.

Personal health and medical services including sites with information on equipment, procedures, etc. Does not include drugs.

Sites with information about home improvement and decorating, family, gardening, hobbies, etc.

Web pages which include comics, jokes and other humorous content.

Illegal Drugs – Blocked by default
Web pages that promote the use or information of common illegal drugs and the misuse of prescription drugs and compounds.

Job Search
Web pages devoted to job searches or agencies, career planning and human resources.

Sites not appropriate for children. Includes sites with content about alternative lifetyles, profanity, etc.

Web pages sponsored by the armed forces and government controlled agencies.

Content Servers used to supply supplementary website content, or web pages that do not clearly fall into any other category.

Web pages that include internet radio and streaming media, musicians, bands, MP3 and media downloads.

Web pages with general news information such as newspapers and magazines.

Clubs, communities, unions, and non-profit organisations.

Nudity – Blocked by default
Web pages that display full or partial nudity with no sexual references or intent.

Online Ads
Web pages strictly devoted to advertising graphics, banners, or pop-up ad content.

Personal Webpages
Websites about or hosted by personal individuals. Communication through blogs and guestbook servers. Information on personal hobbies and activities.

Web pages which include prescribed medications and information about approved drugs and their medical use.

Phishing/Fraud – Blocked by default
Manipulated web pages and emails used for fraudulent purposes, also known as phishing.

Politics and Law
Sites that promote a political parties and interest groups. Information on elections and legislation. Sites that offer legal information and advice.

Pornography/Sex – Blocked by default
Explicit sexual content unsuitable for persons under the age of 18.

Portal Sites
General web pages with customised personal portals, including white/yellow pages.

Real Estate
Web pages possessing information about renting, purchasing, selling or financing real estate including homes, apartments, office space, etc.

Religious sites and information. Includes Sects, cults, occultism and regious fundamentalism.

Food, dining and catering services including sites that provide reviews, advertisement or other promotion.

Search Engines
Web pages supporting the searching of web, newsgroups, pictures, directories, and other online content.

Online shops, catalogs and online ordering. Auction sites and advertising. Classified ads. Excludes shopping for products and services exclusively covered by another category such as health.

Social Networking
Social networking web pages and online communities built around communities of people where users "connect" to other users.

Spam – Blocked by default
Products and web pages promoted through spam techniques.

Sports and Recreation
Sports teams, fan clubs and news. Recreation activities including zoos, public recreation centers, pools, amusement parks.

Spyware and Malicious Sites – Blocked by default
Sites or software that installs on a users computer with the intent to collect information or make system changes without the users consent.

Web pages promoting the use of tobacco related products (cigarettes, cigars, pipes).

Web pages which translate languages from one to another.

Web pages which provide travel and tourism information, online booking or travel services such as airlines, car rentals, and hotels.

Violence – Blocked by default
Web pages that promote questionable activities such as violence and militancy.

Weapons – Blocked by default
Web pages that include guns and weapons when not used in a violent manner.

Web-based Email
Web pages which enable users to send and/or receive email through a web accessible email account.

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