From Bess to Worse


Slashdot: From Bess to Worse. An unusually long essay over at Slashdot takes a look at filtering, Bess in particular..

"...result? I'm still tabulating data, but it looks as if the accuracy rate is roughly the same as it was in 2000, when about 30% of blocked sites were obvious errors. Then and now, I found most of the errors by starting with a large list of URLs culled from search engines and other sources, and simply running them through the software to see what was blocked."
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