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Web Filtering in One Virginia County's Schools "Gets Better"

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 27 2011

A follow up on that ACLU project that asked kids to test whether gay-related sites, including the "It Gets Better" video effort, were being blocked on their schools' computers: school officials in Prince William County, Virginia, dropped the LGBT filter there, saying that "the review process determined that this filter can be removed without compromising the mandatory state and federal legal obligations to block objectionable content."

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