what else do the filters filter?

What do a hotel chain and the public library system of Georgia have in common? They’re both using SmartFilter which, among other things, blocks access to blogging tools.

“I'[ve] often jokingly comparing bloggers to pamphleteers of yore, but within blogging there are definitely some significant cases where people have a message to get out that can change the world. To find out that an institution of democracy like a library might be barring someone from sharing their perspective with the world saddens me.”