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Network and parental control

by lobshot / September 4, 2007 4:25 AM PDT

Hello all, I was thinking about getting a wireless network up and running and I wondered if any kind of parental control for website surfing is available that would work at the router level. The kids have a Play Station 3 that would also connect to the internet and wondered if there is filtering available for that as well.

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Parental Control for Website surfing
by rseng / September 14, 2007 2:29 PM PDT

Regarding a question you had about the parental control for website surfing.. There are two that I know of. One is made by SafeEyes and the other is by ContentProtect.

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by tecmitch501 / September 16, 2007 9:36 AM PDT

You just enter the two OpenDNS DNS addresses into the router, create an account with OpenDNS that is associated with your IP address, and then you can filter by category or block certain websites entirely. No software is needed and it will work with any device that is connected to your network. It will also protect you against phising scams.

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Thanks for this information.
by lobshot / September 17, 2007 11:36 PM PDT
In reply to: OpenDNS

Thanks very much for this information. I just set it up and if it performs as advertised then you've helped a great deal.

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(NT) You're Welcome!
by tecmitch501 / September 18, 2007 5:21 AM PDT
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by Poppydi / July 29, 2010 11:28 PM PDT
In reply to: You're Welcome!

It is very useful)

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