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[Discuss] protecting kids online

On Wed, 5 Feb 2014, Kent Borg wrote:

> On 02/05/2014 12:00 PM, Eric Chadbourne wrote:
>>  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?

It is one thing to prevent accidentally landing on pornography and quite 
another to prevent a determined user from finding pornography. The former 
is much easier than the latter, and I imagine that is all that is really 
required with nearly all girls and most boys. I wouldn't think of the two
nieces mentioned in the OP as "advanced and determined" adversaries for 
whom DNS limitations are nearly transparent.

Daniel Feenberg

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