ABC-TV’s “Good Morning America” (GMA) conducted an experiment to find out whether children could get around two different parental controls software, Net Nanny and Qustodio. The results were clear – Net Nanny was the only service that the kids could not get around: Net Nanny stumped the children.
Net Nanny vs. Qustodio
The experiment consisted of ten 9-13 year old children trying to access a website which was blocked by GMA. Within minutes, the kids were able to work around Qustodio by finding a proxy site that allowed them to bypass filters.
“If one child figures out how to get around blocking software, all their friends are going to find out as well,” said Eric Klopfer, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology told ABC News.
However, according to GMA, “Net Nanny stumped the children.”
Why was Net Nanny more effective in this experiment?
With Net Nanny, the kids were given