Hunt, Tim D. (2007) Mifrenz: A new email client application for children. In: NACCQ07: Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications. National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications, Hamilton, New Zealand, pp. 99-105.
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Products currently available for monitoring childrens’ email usage are either considered to encourage dubious ethical behaviour or are time consuming for parents to administer. This paper describes the development of a new email client application for children called Mifrenz (http://mifrenz.com/). This new application gives parents the ability to let their children safely use email, with the minimum of intervention. It was developed using mostly free software and also with the desire to provide real first hand programming examples to demonstrate to students.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:||Conference held 8-11 July, 2007, in Nelson, New Zealand|
|Keywords:||Email, Java, Children, Parental supervision, SPAM, white list|
|Subjects:||T Technology > T Technology (General)|
|Divisions:||Schools > School of Information Technology|
|Deposited On:||17 Feb 2009 04:43|
|Last Modified:||09 Apr 2010 02:33|
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