Are you compliant?

Bloxx web filtering helps keep your organization compliant with Internet access and monitoring laws. Each country has specific laws that cover these areas and the following information should be used as a general guide only*. For more detailed information and advice you should seek legal advice as appropriate.

For countries not included below, please contact a legal expert in your country to obtain guidance.

For some useful links and templates to ensure your organization is compliant, see the section on Internet Access Policies.

International web access and monitoring laws

UK Information on relevant laws can be found at ACAS and Outlaw.
USA

Relevant laws include the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).

For Business and Enterprise, see California SB 1386.

HR 4577 (The Children's Internet Protection Act) was passed in December 2000 and is designed to protect children from some of the dangers of the Internet. Schools and Library Services that receive federal grants such as E-rate are required to put in place internet safety policies including web filtering and acceptable use policies.

The Bloxx Internet filter has been developed to help you quickly attain compliance with H.R. 4577.

Canada The website provided by the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic provides up to date information on relevant laws on this area.
Australia More information on relevant laws in Australia can be found at the EFA's website.
New Zealand You can search for relevant legislations on internet access in New Zealand on the InternetNZ site.

*This webpage does not act as a comprehensive or definitive resource for all applicable laws/policies on accessing the web. This page does not give legal advice and if you have any questions about how to apply the laws/policies mentioned in this webpage you should contact relevant legal representatives.