[K12OSN] How to block myspace.com

Mike Ely mely at rogueriver.k12.or.us
Thu May 25 17:34:07 UTC 2006

Dan Young wrote:
> Gentgeen wrote:
>> Nice idea, set the host file to 192.168.xx.xx (or what ever internal
>> network IP) and set up an old P1 as the webserver there.  The have the
>> index.html page explain what is going on and why.  A lot nicer then the
>> "localhost" IP.
>> Question though -- if the kid actually know that
>> myspace.com=  wouldn't he/she be able to bypass the host
>> file/DNS entry?
> Sure, or go to one of a thousand different web proxies.

You can catch the vast majority of those with a scant few regexes tested 
against the URL:


That'll work until the kids figure out to rename the path to their 
proxy.  Then you'll have to use deeper inspection.


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