Re: filtering porn sites with the PICS/RSAC content advisory tags

From: Wayne Salamonsen <>
Date: Wed, 04 Feb 1998 10:05:51 +0800

This is something I have been playing around with for a while. Still (it
has been a while) trying to find time to code basic PICS support into
squid. Nothing substantial done at present though. Otherwise to my knowledge
it has not been done yet.

If you are keen on building it into squid I would be happy to help and
contribute with it. Otherwise I will get it done one day....but from previous
experience that may still be a way away. :-)


At 12:46 PM 2/4/98 +1100, Michael Bochner wrote:
>Has anyone implemented a content filter within squid
>using the PICS or RSAC Rules ?
>PICS is a system of HTML tags for voluntary rating of web
>sites e.g. pornography and violence levels.
>Micro$soft IE implements the PICS RSACi ratings system at
>the client level, however my company wants to block web sites
>at the proxy level using the RSACi tags.
>Any ideas ?
>More info about PICS can be found at "".
>The RSACi can be found at "".
> michael
>Michael Bochner, Unix Systems Administrator
>Ord Minnett Group Ltd, Sydney, Australia
Wayne Salamonsen
R&D Engineer

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