CIPA Compliance

Pearl Software's products provide all the necessary features required to enable your educational institution to maintain CIPA compliance.

In order to receive discounts for Internet access and internal connections services, school and library authorities must certify that they meet the following technical requirements:

 

CIPA REQUIREMENT
REQUIREMENT MET

A school administrative authority must certify that its policy of Internet safety includes monitoring the online activities of minors.

Pearl Software's Internet Management products have been designed to allow you to manage every step an Internet user makes by creating a complete audit trail of Internet activity.

Pearl Software's Quick Link™ features allow you to automatically link back to Web sites visited and restore the text of incoming and outgoing News, E-mail, Chat and IM items, allowing you to maintain a history of all Internet activity for review.

Enforce a policy of Internet safety that includes measures to block or filter Internet access for both minors and adults to certain visual depictions. These include visual depictions that are (1) obscene, or (2) child pornography, or, with respect to use of computers with Internet access by minors, (3) harmful to minors. An authorized person may disable the blocking or filtering measure during any use by an adult to enable access for bona fide research or other lawful purpose.

Pearl Software's Internet Management products allow you to control access to more forms of content then any other product available. Access restrictions or allowances may be set based on control lists, content categories, rated materials, or time-of-day.

Access to Web, Mail, News, Chat, FTP and IM content can be set based on your customized profiles.

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Pearl Software takes an expansive approach to online safety. It is our goal to provide tools that create a safe, educational and enriching environment. Pearl Software's products provide full control of web content as well as the restoration and control of e-mail, news, chat and instant messaging. It is these interactive mediums that continue to pose the greatest threat to the online travels of children.

Pearl Software's commitment remains to provide teachers, administrators and librarians with a realistic means to supervise and educate students in a dynamic world of interactive Internet communications.

For more information on the Children's Internet Protection Act please see www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/2001/fcc01120.doc