When–if ever–is web filtering OK in higher ed? (eCampus News)

"Halls of learning are places for learning and exploration. They are also a treasure trove of sensitive and valuable information, making them prime targets for attack by cybercriminals. In an environment where people are rightly sensitive about surveillance or limitation, is it ever an appropriate choice to filter web traffic?"—Source: eCampus News

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If your institution decides that implementing web filtering is a must, remember this: in higher ed, some flexibility is necessary to foster exploration and discovery.