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GreenBean-HH-
06-05-2008, 06:35 PM
What should you know as a parent?

AGE:
We think and know that first person shooter games are fun and exciting. One could equate them with being 'in a movie' instead of just watching one. As a parent we recommend that you follow the age guidelines as posted on the game, just as you wouldn't let your child go to an movie rated above their age level.

http://www.esrb.org/images/banner_home.gif (http://www.esrb.org/index-js.jsp)
The ESRB has a very easy to use tool to find out what the age rating is for the game your child is playing. Go here: http://www.esrb.org/index-js.jsp

http://www.esrb.org/images/graphic_symbols.gif (http://www.esrb.org/ratings/ratings_guide.jsp)<< Click here for their ratings guide.

CHEATING:
Do you want your child or young adult growing up thinking they can cheat their way through life?
We don&#39;t think that this is a good way to start one&#39;s adult life. Most servers are run by honest people who look out for the younger players and will even ban* people who are abusive, threatening to children or are cheating. At the same time, if your child is caught cheating they will be banned, causing aggravation, embarrassment, and the probability that they will have to repurchase the game or other tools to allow them to play again. Do you want your child to be put in this position due to their lack of judgement? We&#39;ve witnessed many cases where the parent will come onto a forum and plead to allow their child to return because they were playing on a good server that was looking out for their child. Don&#39;t find yourself in this position.

Does my child have access to cheat tools?
They may. There are many websites that offer cheats. They lure children in with promises that they won&#39;t be discovered, and when they are, they are offered other solutions, and it goes on. The worst part is your child is building their confidence on false accomplishments. Another concern is that your child is disclosing private information (name, address, credit card info) to someone who is a cheat themselves. Would you really trust someone like this if you met them in real life?

What can I do as a parent to prevent my child from getting mixed up in the web of cheating.

First, talk with them. Let them know that it is okay to not do so well and by doing so, taking their bruises, they will gain respect from other players.
Second, show them our Strategies (http://www.hackhunters.com/forum/index.php?board=8.0) so they use their mind to improve their skill. By doing so, they will build real confidence with their real accomplishments.
Third, support Admin Request (http://www.adminrequest.com/) who&#39;s founder, !AR! BlackHawk, is developing a browser tool that acts as a Parental Blocker to cheat websites. This way your child will not have access to these types of web sites, allowing you to rest comfortably that we in the community are in fact protecting your child&#39;s interests in a better future.


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HackHunters fully supports Admin Request (http://www.adminrequest.com/)&#39;s idea of developing a browser plugin that helps parents block cheat websites.

http://media.adminrequest.com/images/advertisement/pcs_164x314.gif

We encourage anyone who is interested in this idea to contact Admin Request (http://www.adminrequest.com/).

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*ban is to forceable removal someone from a server (they are immediately disconnected and can not returen) and potentially put the offenders name on a universal ban list which potentially bans the person from playing on servers which &#39;stream&#39; the ban list information (the good honest family type servers).

.-(AUST)-.{Inferno}
06-06-2008, 08:01 AM
Hey Blackhawk, can your filter also just filter words? So if the kid types in hacks or cheats or something similar in google/yahoo/whatever he can't access them? And will parents be able to add words of their own? For pornoghraphic blocking? I love the idea btw, should get a thread of its own... Maybe Programming section or sumsuch?

Frag
07-31-2008, 04:52 PM
Inferno it may be possible to do that through your isp now. Obviously certain sites can be blocked but I think there are probably already ways to block key words as well so "hacks" could be one of the ones you block.

Thing is these days many kids know way more than their parents about accessing the net and fiddling with their computers so parents have to make sure to use more than simple passwords on their parental controls or the kids will have them opened in a second.

Sneaky
07-31-2008, 07:15 PM
that plugin is nothing more than a proxy. a proxy looks at your packets and then if it gets a red flag for like a site, it comes up and says that this page does exist. It can get google and it just says sorry its not there.

GreenBean-HH-
08-08-2008, 01:44 PM
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Parental Control System (PCS):

http://media.adminrequest.com/images/advertisement/pcs_164x314.gif


Description:
The Parental Control System will be a next step against cheats by protecting younger children from visiting suspicious cheats/hacking websites.
This application will block all communications with these websites.

Release Date:
TBA

Stage of Development
Alpha



www.adminrequest.com (http://www.adminrequest.com)

GreenBean-HH-
09-25-2008, 03:13 PM
I&#39;ve posted some questions regarding this project at AdminRequest here: http://forums.adminrequest.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=78

Everybody go over there, register (or re-register if required as it is a new updated forum) and weigh in on the topic.

I really think if implemented correctly, it will have a hugh impact on people cheating.

GreenBean-HH-
11-08-2008, 11:52 AM
Parental Control System (PCS) *UPDATE* Nov 8, 2008:

Description:
The Parental Control System will be a next step against cheats by protecting younger children from visiting suspicious cheats/hacking websites.
This application will block all communications with these websites.

Release Date:
11-11-2008

Stage of Development
Private Release 1.0v (Final Version)

!AR!BlackHawk
11-11-2008, 02:16 PM
PCS Released:
Admin Request Networks is proud to announce the offical release of the PCS Software.
Our developers have worked hard to get this tool developed, we would like to especially thank our programmer !AR!Vulcano for his time and dedication to develop this great tool.

Important Information:
The PCS Software will change some importaint system files, most Anti-Spyware/Anti-Virus
software will ask permission for these changes, please allow our program to make these changes or it might not function correct in a later stage.

System Requirements:
- Pentium 133 MHz processor or greater.
- Keyboard
- Windows XP/Vista
- 2 MegaByte Free HardDisk Space.
- Monitor/Screen
- Electricity
- PSU
- Motherboard
- Ect. Ect.

Download NOW: (http://forums.adminrequest.com/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=101) *registration required

*Any questions? Please feel free to ask them in our Support/Help section*

Question/Suggestion:

If you have any question/problems/suggestions please visit our website at http://pcs.adminrequest.com

Psych0
12-08-2008, 03:45 PM
I've tried it and it works fine, nice tool :) .

Psych0
12-16-2008, 05:03 AM
PCS Version 1.0.1

now available !

This is actually a great tool, especially if you have children that are unaware of the hidden dangers on internet.