During this year’s Macworld, InternetSafety.com unveiled a new application for the iPhone/iPod Touch called Safe Eyes Mobile, which enables parents to filter content for their children.
This new browser for the iPhone, iPhone 3G and iPod Touch blocks millions of pages of inappropriate online content while allowing full access to the rest of the Web, eliminating the need to turn off the iPhone’s highly acclaimed mobile browsing feature to avoid exposing children to the unsavory side of the Internet.
The upcoming application uses the same approach as the company’s popular Safe Eyes software for PCs and Macs by checking requested websites against a massive blacklist of potentially objectionable Web addresses that is updated on a daily basis. As a result, it prevents iPhone/iPod Touch access to pages in the pornography, nudity, sex and tasteless/gross categories by default. Parents can also configure the software to filter sites in 31 other categories as well as by URL.
According to the official release, despite its filtering activity, Safe Eyes Mobile has no noticeable effect on iPhone performance. In addition, the solution cannot be overridden by children because it is controlled from the Safe Eyes website with password-protected setup… A short demo video follows after the jump.