In the Mishna Berura 75:7

one who looks at a woman even at her small finger in order to derive pleasure transgresses the negative commandment 'do not stray after your eyes' (Bamidbar 15:39). The sages said that even if one possesses torah and good deeds [like Moshe Rabeinu] he will not be clean of the judgment of Gehinom. A casual looking (reiyah b'alma lefi tumo) without deriving pleasure is permitted if not for the aspect of mussar. In the book Minchas Shmuel, he proves that an important person should be heedful in all situations. The Pri Megadim writes that for areas which are normally covered [such as arms or other parts of the body] even casual looking is forbidden.

when using the internet for necessary activities such as work or whatever one inevitably comes across pictures with woman not dressed according to jewish halacha. how is one required to act in this situation according to halacha.

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    Accd to the PMG, you shouldn't even casually look. What are you asking that isn't right there already? – Double AA Aug 3 '16 at 20:34
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    @ray Any reason to think the answer isn't just "don't look"? – Double AA Aug 3 '16 at 23:00
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    @ray That's not true. 'Look' is not 'see' – Double AA Aug 4 '16 at 15:13
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    @ray So don't look at them even casually... – Double AA Aug 4 '16 at 18:40
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    That's not true. just look away... – Double AA Aug 4 '16 at 18:49

Download an image blocker. Works wonders. Why fight the battle when you can prevent it from happening in the first place?

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    But is that required according to Halakha? Or is it just sound advice? – Double AA Aug 4 '16 at 23:40
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    and many sites are impossible to navigate without pictures – ray Aug 5 '16 at 5:29

Why are you not there to begin filtering solution? Today is no shortage of good software. In any case, I recommend using for a phone in Netspark Mobile here: Netspark Mobile


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