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[Discuss] protecting kids online

Maybe pfsense + squidguard + whitelist?  Does this sound like the best
solution?  I've never used squidguard.

Eric Chadbourne

On 02/05/2014 12:00 PM, Eric Chadbourne wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have two nieces (7 & 9) with shiny new android tablets.  I've looked
> at various browser plugins and apps but nothing really stood out to me
> that would effectively block adult content and was no cost.  The couple
> of things I tried seem pretty easy to get around.  Anybody have any
> suggestions?
> Note that the version of android these low cost devices are using don't
> seem have the latest limited account adult content controls.  They also
> have a single core 1ghz processor and are kind of slow but fun for the
> kids.  I notice it's against google's policy for kids to have gmail
> accounts but the device is pretty much useless without one.  I made a
> fake account for them and said I was 13 though I was still able to
> search and find adult content.
> My thought is to do the filtering at the router / firewall or via a
> proxy server.  Don't rely on a third party and create my own white list.
>  I would bet somebody has already done this.  Thoughts?
> Thanks,

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