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Re: [Lynx-dev] web filtering for LYNX

From: John Galloway
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] web filtering for LYNX
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 10:05:48 +0100

Thank you. Very helpful.
John Galloway
Advisory Teacher for ICT/SEN and Inclusion
07904 315377

From: Keith Bowes [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: Fri 04/05/2012 00:03
To: John Galloway
Cc: address@hidden
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] web filtering for LYNX

Je 2012-05-02 je 11:34:18 (+0100) John Galloway skribis:
> I have been asked by a parent if it is possible to apply family
> filtering settings to LYNX so that he can confidently let his son use it
> as his preferred browser and know that he can filter out undesirable
> content, as with family filtering using Norton Antivirus on Internet
> Explorer.
You could use a firewall and/or proxy to filter incoming URLs.  Though,
as Thomas said, Lynx is a text browser, so it's not like you're going to
be getting a lot of malware ActiveX or anything.  And you can adjust
your mailcap to disable image viewers.

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