HOW PARENTS CAN FILTER OUT THE NAUGHTY BITS

BILL DUVALL WANTS TO FIND PORN ON the Internet. He wants to so badly that he pays Stanford University graduate students to track it down for him. Those bright-eyed bounty hunters of smut are efficient, finding between five and 10 places a day that meet Duvall's single criterion: sexual explicitness. On a typical day last week, his free-lancers brought him the Internet addresses of computers that proffered bootleg images from Playboy, erotic bedtime stories and stag party-style X-rated video snippets. All of them went into a kind of address book that has well in excess of 1,000 entries.

But Duvall is...

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