Internet Filters and Monitors

 


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and Monitors Page

Internet Filters and Tools - Free
Hector Protector
-  If a child is upset about something on the screen, they click the dolphin and an an underwater scene comes up covering the screen with a reassuring message to get adult help.  From Net Safe of New Zealand  www.netsafe.org.nz

K9 Web Protection - The free Internet safety filter which works with Internet Explorer or FireFox.  Can be configured to monitor sites visited or bark with a blocked site is visited.  www.k9webprotection.com

We-Blocker Safe Families Software - Free Internet filtering software from the Christian Safe Families site.  www.safefamilies.org/download.php

The Parental ControlBar - http://parentalcontrolbar.org

 

Internet Monitors - Free
Activity Monitors
- Monitors MySpace activity http://ndustry.net/ActiveMonitor

Hoopa - Records MSN Messenger Activities www.hoopaa.com

KidLogger - Keystroke logging program www.rohos.com/kid-logger

P.O.K (Protect Our Kids) - Monitors text phrases www.cyntrigal.com

 

Internet Filters and Tools - from Your Internet Service Provider

SBC/Yahoo Parental Controls - http://help.yahoo.com/sbc/tutorials/ypc/start_pc1.html
Part of the free AT&T Yahoo! Online Protection suite, includes web filter controls, e-mail management, IM controls, and report cards.

Charter High Speed Security Suite - www.charter.com/Visitors/NonProducts.aspx?NonProductItem=65
A useful suite of security applications - available for no charge as part of Charter’s High Speed Internet package.

AOL Parent Controls - http://daol.aol.com/safetycenter/parentalcontrols
One of the first and most comprehensive parent controls – however Internet access through AOL is required.

 

Commercial Filters
GetNetWise.org
- Comparison of filtering tools and much more  http://kids.getnetwise.org/tools/

Internet Filter Review - comparison of the most popular Internet filters and monitors  http://internet-filter-review.toptenreviews.com/

Andy Mann - Educational Technology Consultant
amann@techforschools.com

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