There's no delay, in fact on the west coast we get shows usually 2 hours before they air locally because they've already aired on the east coast and get posted on usenet nearly instantly.
This sounds obsurd, but the guy needs to install video cameras pointed at all this computers. If its truly educating his family that is his goal, the sheer obtrusiveness of this idea will prove a point and make family members careful. And if they truly are ignorant of possible threats and do something that compromises security, then they can go over the footage together. Should be easy to install, fairly cheap and get the point across. How did this make front page?
Came for the Star Trek jokes, got nothing...
... cough cough... Star Wars Galaxies..cough cough... I will hold a grudge forever against SOE because of the CU and NGE.
It should have been named "The Crazy Eddie Probe", Motie technology FTW!
With those 3 items, you should be able to do almost ANYTHING remotely.