Does CE accountability work if I sign into a Guest user account on a Mac?

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If I sign into the Guest user account on a Mac (Safari web-browsing only), will CE still monitor my Internet usage? If not, this seems like an easy work-around for an individual who is trying to stay accountable.

And if this is the case, are there any suitable workarounds that would prevent this from being an easy temptation?
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Heather, Alum

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Hi Eric. Great question. Yes! We will monitor all profiles on the computer. Covenant Eyes installs across all of them, so anyone logging in will need to have a CE username to log into our software with so they can get online.
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How about on a android?
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Good morning, Morris. Do you mean, "Does Covenant Eyes monitor all browsing on an Android device--even if the user creates a new user profile on his tablet?" If that is what you mean, unfortunately, the answer is no. Creating a new user profile goes deeper on an Android than it does on a Mac or PC. 

Safeguarding yourself against this loophole is a tall order, and isn't something we're able to programmatically. You can read more about a potential-but-extreme measure here.