Squid with a Net nanny type setup....
tony at tntpro.net
Sun Nov 25 09:10:18 PST 2007
Thanks for the advice, I've noticed dansguardian and looked into it a
little bit, I've also blocked some words which works but doesn't work
because it kills some legitimate pages.
I've also tossed around the idea with my Fiancé about locking them down
to certain websites, but that is problematic with doing some school work
(kids are 9 and 11) I think what bothers me most is them stumbling
Say they are curious what the word milf means and they search for it...
that would be an eye opener!
So right now I have a list of words that are blocked from URLS and a
large number of sites blacklisted gathered from other peoples lists
scavenged from google.
Thanks for the replies,
PS squid is a very cool thing, and I can use MRTG to gather data and
display it, but it does seem to have some performance hit with surfing,
I moved it from my dually Pentium Pro 200 to my Dual p3 1Ghz and that
made a difference, now I just need some speedy Sata disks and a good
From: Ted Mittelstaedt [mailto:tedm at toybox.placo.com]
Sent: Sunday, November 25, 2007 12:40 AM
To: Murray Taylor; Tony; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: RE: Squid with a Net nanny type setup....
Or much better yet, do it the way I do it. Load Squid, setup the kids
system to use it, then setup squid to only allow the kids to go to a
list of sites. As my kids learn about interesting sites they want to
go to, -I- visit those sites, and if I decide they are OK, I put them
in the approved list.
Stuff like dansguardian is, in my opinion, for lazy parents who want
to hand off their parental responsibilities to other people.
The other thing is that by the time the kid is 14-15 they should be
mature enough to make their own choices and deal with what they find.
At that time, if your still having to run filtering software, you better
turn off Internet access completely and schedule your kid in with some
sessions with a psychologist, as seriously, he's got a problem.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Murray Taylor
> Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2007 4:59 PM
> To: Tony; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: RE: Squid with a Net nanny type setup....
> look at dansguardian its in the ports and is excellent for
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Tony
> > Sent: Friday, 23 November 2007 4:34 AM
> > To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > Subject: Squid with a Net nanny type setup....
> > Is there a big list if inappropriate websites somewhere that
> > I can build
> > into squid to keep my kids out of Adult websites?
> > If not squid is there a better Proxy to use on my FreeBSD firewall
> > that purpose?
> > Thanks,
> > Tony
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