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Please make a content advisor for firefox

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Post Posted July 7th, 2006, 12:33 am

There is one for IE i would love one for firefox. To block porn and stuff i don't want my brother to see.

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Post Posted July 7th, 2006, 10:47 am

If you want to be notified of Viruses, Spyware or Spam sites. Try Site Advisor (now bought by McAfee)

http://www.siteadvisor.com/
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Post Posted July 8th, 2006, 2:54 pm

procon.mozdev.org try this content blocker

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Post Posted July 26th, 2006, 1:01 pm

Why hasn't the firefox team implemented any content filtering at all!? Just do it. Most of the goods features of Firefox come from extensions. "If you want a feature just look for the extension" What kind of sloth is this? What is the firefox team doing? The extensions for this aren't even good. Procon is a piece of garbage. It shows the site for a few seconds then a blocked page comes up. What good is that? And what good is it if it can easily be disabled? It doesn't even come close to the primitive content advisor of IE and it doesn't get updated regularly. Good job on never ever getting firefox adopted by the masses... congradulations.

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Post Posted July 26th, 2006, 1:39 pm

The "Firefox team" does not write extensions. They maintain and update the core program. Independent developers create and maintain the extensions.

There have already been 198,033,687 copies of Firefox downloaded to date. It's doubtful that adding a content adviser to the main application would significantly increase the use of the browser.

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Post Posted July 26th, 2006, 1:57 pm

Negativeions wrote:Why hasn't the firefox team implemented any content filtering at all!? Just do it. Most of the goods features of Firefox come from extensions. "If you want a feature just look for the extension" What kind of sloth is this? What is the firefox team doing? The extensions for this aren't even good. Procon is a piece of garbage. It shows the site for a few seconds then a blocked page comes up. What good is that? And what good is it if it can easily be disabled? It doesn't even come close to the primitive content advisor of IE and it doesn't get updated regularly. Good job on never ever getting firefox adopted by the masses... congradulations.


Show me statistics saying that Firefox will be the dominant browser by the end of the year if we include a kickass content blocker and i get the extension for you.

I doubt Masses consider it a must be feature. If anything Masses don't care. And if you don't want Porn etc, just don't go to those sites.

If you consider ProCon a piece of garbage suggest a better one.
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Post Posted July 26th, 2006, 6:53 pm

Content filtering at the browser has never been a good solution to whatever problem it's trying to solve in the first place, and frequently blocks sites that it shouldn't.

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Post Posted July 27th, 2006, 12:01 pm

Really, lets relax. Filtering is very easy.

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Post Posted July 27th, 2006, 12:06 pm

shevegen666 wrote:Filtering is very easy.
If you don't mind collateral damage and/or blocking things that you don't want to.

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Post Posted July 27th, 2006, 3:34 pm

To be honest, I'm quite surprised such a thing hasn't been made.
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Post Posted September 22nd, 2006, 9:09 am

most of the filtering works for IE only onless its done by host files

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Post Posted September 22nd, 2006, 9:15 am

shevegen666 wrote:Really, lets relax. Filtering is very easy.

No it isn't, which is why content filtering never works properly.

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Post Posted September 22nd, 2006, 12:20 pm

Negativeions wrote:Why hasn't the firefox team implemented any content filtering at all!? Just do it. Most of the goods features of Firefox come from extensions. "If you want a feature just look for the extension" What kind of sloth is this?

You don't have a clue.

Now, most people would kill if Mozilla put a content filter into Firefox. I know I would. It's bloat. Just like the phishing protection sillyness they're including in 2.0 only because IE7 has something to that effect...

You know, Firefox' real strenght is it's very modularity. My Firefox not only looks all different from your Firefox but also acts all different. Just the way I like it.

Extensions is the perfect approach. It's not sloth, it's shrewd.

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Post Posted September 23rd, 2006, 12:11 am

Content adviser is not a piece of code that is written and added to a program. It's a huge database of websites that your browser has to connect and query. Such database requires huge and ongoing effort and resources, has important privacy, legal and bandwidth implications, and otherwise is out of scope of mozilla's effort.

Moreover, just what is the point of an adviser that can be disabled just by going to options panel.

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