What We've Learned

Bing, Google, and YouTube Safe Search

| Derek del Barrio

Solid Border has many K-12 customers who depend on SafeSearch features in search engines. These features are constantly updated, usually without warning. This can cause issues when web filters that have worked for years are suddenly unable to filter adult content from image searches. Now with the move to SSL-everywhere, safe search is tougher than ever to enforce at the network level. In late 2014, we're starting to see the major search & content providers finally provide network-wide options for enabling safe search. Bing has a network-wide option for schools. They can sign up their public IPs to enforce safe search and disable ads for Bing. bing.com/classroom/registration Google &…

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