What is URL Filtering?

With URL Filtering, internet users are prevented from accessing specific websites, or URL categories. Typically URL filtering is accomplished by comparing each URL requested to a database of unapproved sites. If there is no match, the user is allowed to continue to the site requested. This type of filtering is often used by companies and organizations to keep employees or users from accessing harmful or distracting content.

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