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Filters for PC:
Call TAG 718-225-5824 (718-Call-TAG)
www.usanativ.com           8-12/mo 95-140/yr per 2 devices     
www.techloq.com (Windows)            9.49/mo 99.49/yr per device
www.NetFree.link (Windows)            free
www.netsafepro.com           10-12/mo per device 9-10/mo additional
www.netsparkmobile.com/ (Android and Windows)            9.50/mo 89/yr per device
www.covenanteyes.com/services/internet-filtering / http://webchaver.org/filtering.php           15.99/mo unlimited devices scree captures
www.netnanny.com (Android, iOS, PC, Mac)           40/yr 55/yr per device
https://truple.io (Android, Windows, Mac, Linux, Chromebook [iOS coming soon]) - randomly captures and shares screenshots with accountability partner.                                    5-16/mo 50-160/yr (ranging from 1-unlimited devices)

http://www.livigent.com
==built on Livigent==
www.meshimer.com                      8-15/mo per device
www.geder.org
www.gentechsolution.com                   39/qtr per device

More info see https://venishmartem.com/

Israel
https://www.tagisrael.org/
http://www.etrog.net.il/
http://www.enativ.com/
http://netfree.link/
http://www.rimon.net.il/
http://shomer.shoresh.org.il/

For Windows Phone
www.safekiddo.com/en_us/

For Android
https://truple.io/androidfilter.html (Free android filter)

For iPhone/iPad/iOs
Check out their quite easy and powerful content restrictions.
Suggestion: Have someone else have the password (or half and half with a spouse) and do the following:
Lock installing apps + remove browser + add apps you need (possible rules: no games, no sports, no entertainment, etc.).
[Occasionally an app will have a built in browser/or need to access a certain website - just go back in to settings (with password) and add that website].
There is time restrictions and more features too.
(May not be enough for teenagers - consult your own advisers - this solution sure beats doing nothing and there is no excuse)

DNS
https://www.opendns.com/ (can be used in routers or directly in PC)
https://cleanbrowsing.org

Pricing info may not be accurate and is only on full filters (not email only), feel free to correct, and does not include installation costs. I am working on a comprehensive comparison list
here it is
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2505 on: November 17, 2020, 12:19:14 PM »
And there isn't a higher level tech?

When looking at the Network traffic in Inspect or in the Console you/they can't find something blocked/errored?
I have no idea. Spent a long time with him. At the end he told me there's nothing more he can do.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2506 on: December 06, 2020, 01:31:29 PM »
Use family link to block the browser and limit the google app,
Pin lock the app store with the parental controls in the play store app itself
How do I use family link on my own phone? It asks for the children's email...

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2507 on: December 06, 2020, 01:34:48 PM »
How do I use family link on my own phone? It asks for the children's email...
Make yourself the "child"
You will need someone else to be the "parent"

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2508 on: December 06, 2020, 01:50:38 PM »
I have no idea. Spent a long time with him. At the end he told me there's nothing more he can do.
HUCA.
In my experience,  some Gentech reps are really good and quick at understanding the issues and resolving them, some are not...

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2509 on: December 06, 2020, 01:58:05 PM »
Make yourself the "child"
You will need someone else to be the "parent"
Right, but now it says I can only have that one email account on the device and I  need multiple ones....

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2510 on: December 06, 2020, 02:03:03 PM »
Right, but now it says I can only have that one email account on the device and I  need multiple ones....
There is an option to add "school emails" in the app once it's installed and set up.
I don't know if the "school email" has to be from an educational g suite or not

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2511 on: December 06, 2020, 03:34:50 PM »
Right, but now it says I can only have that one email account on the device and I  need multiple ones....
a) It's easy to make multiple emails. Besides this you never  know when they'll come in handy.
b) If you add a +1, +2, etc to your email, it comes to your regular inbox, but can be used to make a different account.
flyingace@gmail.com,  flyingace+1@gmail.com, flyingace+2@gmail.com, etc

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2512 on: December 06, 2020, 07:44:52 PM »
a) It's easy to make multiple emails. Besides this you never  know when they'll come in handy.
b) If you add a +1, +2, etc to your email, it comes to your regular inbox, but can be used to make a different account.
flyingace@gmail.com,  flyingace+1@gmail.com, flyingace+2@gmail.com, etc
I already have several email addresses that I need to be able to access on my device.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2513 on: December 06, 2020, 09:07:58 PM »
I already have several email addresses that I need to be able to access on my device.
If you don't mind them all coming in to one email account, you can forward them.
But since you have several, I assume the business on each is different, so it's probably really inconvenient to have them all thrown into one account.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2514 on: December 06, 2020, 09:10:11 PM »
If you don't mind them all coming in to one email account, you can forward them.
But since you have several, I assume the business on each is different, so it's probably really inconvenient to have them all thrown into one account.
Exactly.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2515 on: December 06, 2020, 10:37:36 PM »
Exactly.
Looked into adding them later as "school accounts"?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2516 on: January 03, 2021, 09:33:21 AM »
What is the cheapest way to set up a Windows desktop PC to only be able to access email (a gmail account)?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2517 on: January 03, 2021, 09:39:25 AM »
What is the cheapest way to set up a Windows desktop PC to only be able to access email (a gmail account)?

NetFree offers Gmail Only for appx $1.25/mo

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2518 on: January 03, 2021, 11:40:51 AM »
NetFree offers Gmail Only for appx $1.25/mo
Thanks - even from USA? the website is very difficult to figure out

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2519 on: January 03, 2021, 01:41:21 PM »
Thanks - even from USA? the website is very difficult to figure out

Yes. Even US.
It is a new feature so it is possible that they didn't update the entire website.