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Parental Controls For The Encrypted Internet

SHAILA on March 13, 2013

Do encrypted searchencrypted YouTube, and encrypted Facebook mean anything to you? Most popular web applications today have an encrypted equivalent. In simple terms, an encrypted website begins with 'https' instead of the usual 'http'. Encryption or SSL is a secure way to browse the web, but it poses a problem from a parental controls and internet filtering perspective for families and schools.

HTTPS Filtering Now Live!

Mobicip if the first Safe Browser app that supports HTTPS filtering on the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad mini. The feature will be available to both non-Premium and Premium users around the world effective immediately. To see this new feature in action, launch the Mobicip Safe Browser on your iOS device, type in 'https://m.youtube.com' and run the search shown below.
Encrypted YouTube Filtering Screenshot
You can see that Mobicip's HTTPS filter not only reviews the encrypted URL (highlighted above), but also dynamically scans each piece of content being accessed. Premium users can use the keyword blocking feature to filter particular users on pages on facebook, for example. Check it out and let us know how you like it.

If you have any issues or concerns, please contact support. If you are happy with Mobicip, please write a quick review on the App Store (or Google Play store)! Your feedback and help is much appreciated!

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