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By: JeffC | May 01, 2011

Back in August 2008, I started using a program called OpenDNS for filtering and blocking objectional web content for my home content.  I'm still using it!  It's done what it advertised and more.  It protects your network and your family without having to install a program on each PC.  It works for Apple, Windows PCs, and Linux PCs. It is also a good option for your business if you don't want to invest in your own Internet filtering and blocking hardware or software. Go to http://www.opendns.com to read more about it.

Category: Internet Filtering 

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By: JeffC | August 08, 2008

As a parent and a computer professional, I'm always looking for ways to protect my family from the darker side of the Internet while not preventing them from doing what they really need to do and not sucking up all the bandwidth of our Internet connection.  Over the years I have looked at many different reviews of Internet filtering software for the home and tried various Parental Control software packages.  No matter if it is Net Nanny, CyberPatrol, Parental Filter (free software), Microsoft Live OneCare Family Safety software, or the built-in Vista Parental Control software; they all suffer from the same shortcomings
 
  • They block what you don't want blocked and they don't block what you want blocked
  • They vary on the amount of tracking a...

Category: Internet Filtering 

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