How Random Babbling Becomes Corporate Policy (t3knomanser) wrote,
How Random Babbling Becomes Corporate Policy

Remember my rant on

Well, i_am_whelp commented to that, with a lovely post explaining why my blog, and probably none of yours will show up on Altavista's family filter.

Mainly, because it's a piece of crap.

The common problem with _all_ filtering software is that a) it uses word matching, and makes no distinction based on context, and b) there's no recourse around false positives.

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