child protection + anti-cheating
solutiongrove at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 11:53:34 EST 2009
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Bryan Berry <bryan.berry at gmail.com> wrote:
> cjb wrote:
> > I hope you don't mind if I give some blunt/opinionated answers:
> > > How do we protect children from accessing porn or other
> > > questionable content, and how do we prevent malicious persons from
> > > communicating with kids, like say, child predators in IRC?
> > You can't prevent this, if you also want to provide Internet access.
> You definitely can w/ dansguardian can filter questionable content. It
> can be quite effective. It does register a lot of false positives
> unfortunately. Dansguardian is quite tunable. DG will still allow access
> to most sites on the Internet. We use it in my office and it is quite
> effective if sometimes annoying.
Long term it would be interesting to integrate one of the open source
filtering solutions with Moodle so that the teacher could put urls into a
Moodle class/group and the students in that group would automatically have
that site white listed.
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