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Group Policy being applied to computers outside of OU where GPO Policy resides

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Group Policy being applied to computers outside of OU where GPO Policy resides. My understanding is that a GPO Policy is applied to the OU and then any objects in that OU get the policy provided security filtering doesn't exclude objects.

All the policies have security filtering added to them and it appears that by just being added to the security filter it's applying it to that user/computer object if the object resides in the group even though the object is not in the OU.

My question is if a computer or user object is not in the OU, but the security filter is applied to the group an object is in, will the GPO get applied to that object?  

We are operating at domain functional level 2012.

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