Sites in these categories are not available through Kern High School District Internet access
These sites are not in support of the curriculum mission of the Kern High School District. Internet access is provided only in support of this mission. The categories and descriptions below are adapted from industry standard category descriptions.
Alcohol: Sites promoting the use of alcohol, including drink recipes, home brewing methodology, advertisements, etc.
Anarchy: Sites contain information regarding militias, weapons, anti-government groups, terrorism, overthrowing of the government, killing methods, etc.
Chat: Chat sites accessed via the http protocol. These interactive sites are often frequented by predators.
Criminal Skills: Sites that promote illegal activity, such as pyrotechnics, computer hacking, credit card number generating, password cracking, surveillance and murder.
Cults/Gothic: Sites promoting cult or gothic subject matter, use of mind control, paranoia, fear, and any other type of psychological control or manipulation.
Drugs: Sites that promote the use or purchase of illegal drugs. These may include offering marijuana seeds for sale, growing methods, techniques and products for testing clean for drugs, information on acid and/or “mushrooms,” and all other forms of narcotics.
Gambling: Sites which encourage gambling such as betting sites, bookmaker odds, lottery, bingo, horse/dog track, online sport betting, online casinos, etc.
Games: Sites related to computer or other games, such as game download sites and online game sites.
Humor: Sites whose primary purpose is for comedy, jokes, fun, etc.
Hate and Discrimination: Sites that contain material related to the discrimination of any group of people based on race, religion, gender, nationality, etc.
Obscene/Tasteless: Sites that involve such things as mutilation, murder, bodily functions, horror, death, candid scenes, executions, violence, etc.
Personals/Dating: Contains sites that are related to personal ads, dating sites, dating services, relationships, introductions, etc.
Pornography: Sites that contain nudity of any sort, vulgarity, including the likes of Playboy, Hustler, and Penthouse.
PG17: Sites which contain, in whole or in part, content is deemed “Harmful to Minors” such as any graphic image or other visual depiction that contains nudity, sex, or excretion; a sexual act or sexual contact, or a lewd exhibition of the genitals; and taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value for minors.
R-Rated: Dating services pertaining to anything which involves 18 and over dating, lingerie and swimsuits, revealing pictures. Sites that are adult in nature without being explicitly pornographic.
Tickets: Sites which offer ticket sales for entertainment: concerts, sporting events, races, expos, etc.
Web-based Proxies and Anonymizers: Sites which offer free anonymous proxy services as a mean of accessing otherwise blocked material.