[Novalug] limiting web email access
dave.ashby at 1993.usna.com
Fri Apr 20 16:44:42 EDT 2007
Maybe a previous poster mentioned it and I didn't catch it in the
thread, but DansGuardian  is the obvious way to accomplish this.
C Megan Larko wrote:
> I had an interestng discussion with another linux person at my church
> this evening. He said that he is looking for a way in which to limit
> internet access at his home to web email preferences. The goal is to
> limit the young people in his house from getting something like a gmail
> or a hotmail account potentially communicating with someone unknown to
> the parents (young people currently between ages of 7 and 11). He could
> try to web-blacklist all gmail.google.com and similar sites. He was
> musing as to whether there was some sort of signature that could be
> blocked in the web filter or iptable set up. I couldn't think of
> any distinct signature other than perhaps the string "mail" in the
> title line. I don't think "mail" is necessarily in the meta data.
> I am curious, especially you parents on the List, how would you
> approach this question of limiting access to web email pages on
> your home network?
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