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Web Filter Guidelines


Website imageEdinburgh Napier University filters all web access to protect students and staff from information that is offensive, abusive, discriminatory, illegal to possess, or contravening University regulations. Web filtering is also used to protect university devices from malicious software downloads.
The web filter is configured with a policy which prevents access to certain categories of website, as well as preventing the downloading of content from sites which are known to be dangerous.


Web Filter Frequently Asked Questions


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What are the categories of material blocked?

I think a category blocked by the Web Filter is incorrect, what do I do?

Can I apply for exemption from the University's Web Filter?