Fwd: [funsec] Spam Cube in the NYT
drsollyp at drsolly.com
Thu Mar 30 06:14:35 CST 2006
On Wed, 29 Mar 2006, Dude VanWinkle wrote:
> Hey guys, this article below gives me an idea for a start-up...
> ... A small proxy server kinda like the spam cube. It could be
> marketed to parents who want to control the browsing habits of their
> technologically superior kids. If a parent installs software on their
> kids box, then they can uninstall it, not with the homeproxy, which
> could also block viri and detect CSS and phishing sites.
> What do you guys think? Even if someone else beats us to the punch
> with a proxy, we could always beat em with quality. Stuff a 64bit AMD
> dual core in a box and you would be gauranteed to beat out the
> compitetion (who would probably go for lower production cost)
> Shoot we could even have a smaller-cheaper model for the budget concious.
> That, accompanied with a donation of a percentage of the profits to
> the open source apps/os's we run would ensure we had a good line of
> What do you guys think?
I think that processor speed is likely to be irrelevant. Better to design
But you'll have the same problem as with firewalls. Setting it up well,
will be beyond the technical capability of the target market.
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