A question that is too broad may retrieve too much information. Here are some strategies for narrowing the scope of a question. They may be used individually or in combinations.
|Strategy||Explanation||Internet Security Topic|
||Since 1990? This year? In the future?||Current Internet security initiatives.|
||Local social norms & values, economic & political systems, or languages.||Internet security initiatives in the U.S|
||Gender, age, occupation, ethnicity, nationality, educational attainment, species, etc.||Filtering software and childrens' access to Internet pornography|
||Social, legal, medical, ethical, biological, psychological, economic, political, philosophical? A viewpoint allows you to focus on a single aspect.||The constitutionality of Internet filtering technology|