Pixton Debate: Internet Filtering is Bad

April 21, 2017

With internet access now commonplace in America’s public school systems, parents, administrators and teachers are reliant upon new, innovative means of keeping their young students safe. Internet filtering has become a common practice for such purposes, filtering out web content deemed inappropriate or harmful for users.

While it may appear to be a practical means of keeping dangerous or mature material from young eyes, some argue that school districts may be inattentively over-filtering content, rather than teaching adolescents how to make mature decisions on their own.

To encourage discussion and gain insight, we’ve illustrated two “debate” comics on the topic of internet filtering. In the one below, we present popular arguments against implementing internet filtering.

Schools Internet Filtering is Bad #edtech

Also see our other comic, illustrating a popular argument in favor of internet filtering.

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