New Router Blocks Kids’ Time Online
Fed up with a child’s refusal to help around the house or to put down that iPad? Not to worry, you could soon hand over the power to limit online access to the Kudoso router, currently under development. Its makers claim that it will limit surfing time more effectively than other software, awarding points — Internet time — in exchange for chores, homework and even exercise. Some say it’s an extreme measure, but others will happily let the machine ask: Have you cleaned your room?