CyberSitter offers the tightest protection and requires the least parental intervention but can be difficult to use. For an easier filter, choose Net Nanny.
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Lawsuit alleges that Sony, Toshiba, Lenovo, and others distributed millions of copies of pirated Web filtering software at the behest of the Chinese government.
Corel has begun selling the WordPerfect Family Pack 3, a collection of software for home computing. Applications in the pack include the Task Manager for organizing projects, WordPerfect 9 for word processing, Quattro Pro 9 for spreadsheets, Corel Print House 5 for graphic design, Corel Photo House 5 for editing pictures and creating artwork, Cybersitter 2000 for filtering Internet content, Compton's Interactive World Atlas, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 11 and McAfee VirusScan. The pack costs $99.
Anti-filtering group Peacefire says porn-blocking Web filters from Net Nanny, CyberSitter and five other companies can be disabled with its program.
Just because life is moving online doesn't mean human nature will change.
Solid Oak, maker of the Cybersitter filtering software, is introducing a tool to its 1.2 million customers that blocks banner ads.
Makers of the Net filtering program Cybersitter are being accused of email-bombing a critic of their controversial product.
Solid Oak Software, publishers of Cybersitter filtering software, have released Cybertimer Internet access control software. Cybertimer lets parents specify a maximum amount of time a child can spend online on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis, as well as a specific time period when access will be allowed.
Solid Oak Software's CYBERsitter Lite content filter will be included in WorldWide Online's Internet access service. A free, ten-day trial version of the software is available at the Solid Oak Web site.