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A Custom Objectionable Word List Ate My Homework

Posted by timothy  
from the george-carlin-would-need-a-longer-list dept.
theodp writes"Among the first three schools using Chromebooks for Education is the Merton Community School District, which decided to go Chromebook after the Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction (WDPI) issued a news release (created using PDFMaker for Word) announcing that all Wisconsin schools can have access to Google Apps for Education by simply downloading a Google Consent Form (Microsoft Word format, oddly) from the WDPI website, completing & signing it, and submitting it to Google. And to help get the schools going, a separate Wisconsin Google Apps for Education website aims to jumpstart things with weekly webinars, the first of which  Getting started with the Google Apps for Education Control Panel  shows school officials how they can sandbox 'Naughty Students' and filter objectionable content. While Google illustrates how a list of 'custom objectionable words' can be used to flag and/or block students' e-mail with some cute examples  different spellings of 'booger' and a regex to block variants like 'b00g3r'  things get considerably nastier in the real world, as this NSFW custom objectionable word list used by the North Canton City Schools shows."