Currently Being ModeratedAug 1, 2012 3:03 PM (in response to robert.hicks)
Same problem here except almost all pages are blank for my kids account. If I turn off parental controls and allow them admistrative priveledges it works fine. Let me know if you have found a solution.
Currently Being ModeratedAug 2, 2012 1:00 PM (in response to robert.hicks)
Same problem here... I called Applecare and told them the morning after ML was released. They called me two days later and said the engineers had "discovered" this problem and were working on it. Still not working...
Currently Being ModeratedAug 2, 2012 1:26 PM (in response to aubreyfromjackson)
Ok, thanks for posting. I'll stop trying to figure out what is wrong and wait for apple to release an update.
Currently Being ModeratedAug 23, 2012 10:45 AM (in response to robert.hicks)
Yay! Way to go Apple!
Parental Controls STILL Broken
Frickin' useless. And NO Downgrade path to Lion without a backup, reinstall, restore all apps / data. I think not.
Currently Being ModeratedAug 23, 2012 11:21 AM (in response to Jemster)
10.8.1 is out and it didn't fix it? That blows!
Currently Being ModeratedAug 24, 2012 4:07 AM (in response to robert.hicks)
Doesn't it just.
In case Apple hadn't noticed, OS X is primarily in use by Home Users. It's (generally) a great family OS. This absolutely *****, a MAJOR Home User feature that they promote heavily, and they can't be bothered making it work. They've known about the issue since the end of July and yet omit a fix from the first patch update.
Seemingly in 10.8.2 they are more interested in adding Facebook integration, if all media accounts are to be believed. Let's add more features and forget about making the existing ones work
Incidentally, the specific youtube problem may have a semi-workaround. Instead of going to http://www.youtube.com, go to https://www.youtube.com and the page loads. I don't know if it works well enough yet to upload videos, but at least the main site displays.
What else is broken by this bug? How many other sites won't work? Who knows... if anyone has any tips on diagnosing what's going wrong, please let me know and I'll look into it further, there's no Console messages and the html for the page at youtube.com, according to Safari, is empty.
Currently Being ModeratedAug 24, 2012 9:05 AM (in response to robert.hicks)
Yes 10.8.1 does not solve the issue. Youtube does not load! Parental control ist completely buggy. Time limits are also not working as in Lion. That' really awful! And the bug is already reported and 10.8.1 does not solve it.
That's awfull #2 !!
Currently Being ModeratedSep 16, 2012 1:41 PM (in response to robert.hicks)
Looks like a temporary solution (until Apple will fix this) is to browse Youtube over SSL (https instead of http):
Currently Being ModeratedSep 16, 2012 1:53 PM (in response to fredrik.nygren)
Yep, however, that is ok for browsing, unfortunately it's no good for uploading clips. My daughter is a regular uploader and is unable to upload unless Time Limits are turned off. For some reason, accessing over https causes the uploader to hang indefinitely mid-upload.
All in all, very disappointed. However, on the bright side, 10.8.2 is about to land. If its still not fixed then I will have to roll back. Just very unhappy that I can't find a way to debug this problem. It may be that the fix is straightforwards but without any tools to diagnose, we are at Apple's mercy.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 19, 2012 12:11 PM (in response to Jemster)
10.8.2 fixes the YouTube issue! Now it can be accessed when time limits are turned on. However, I then found I kept getting warnings about https sites - even Allowing the site would result in repeated warnings. I found another post about this that stated that the errors (when web restrictions are turned off) are due to trying to write a log of the websites visited. To get around this, simply disable the logging for the desired user:
/usr/bin/sudo /usr/bin/dscl . -mcxset /users/username com.apple.familycontrols.logging web always -bool false
- if you're allowing unrestricted web access then there's not much point in logging it I guess
Anyway, works for me Happy again
Currently Being ModeratedSep 21, 2012 11:37 AM (in response to Jemster)
What if you want restricted access and time limits (the whole purpose of parental controls)? Is the only access to YouTube via SSL?
Currently Being ModeratedSep 21, 2012 2:33 PM (in response to Jemster)
This sounds promising, but it didn't seem to solve the issue. I'm not very adept when it comes to working with Terminal. I assume the command line is entered into Terminal. Perhaps a little more elaboration would be useful if you wouldn't mind please.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 22, 2012 10:15 AM (in response to robert.hicks)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 22, 2012 10:45 AM (in response to DrDaringPhD)
I got the info from this thread here:
See if that helps you out. There's a couple of positive suggestions there. And now my PC appears to be working fully under 10.8.2 ML. Unlike the previous poster...