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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
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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 #2540 on: February 04, 2021, 01:12:14 PM »
Doesn't look that reliable. If your issue is the money, go for netspark. They have a trial period.
You can also try purifeye. I've gotten some positive feedback from a fellow TAG volunteer that tried it on his own device.
Although Tag doesn't officially recommend it yet, since we don't know enough and don't have access to the backend yet.
It's a great filter.
 But really annoying that every 2nd app doesn't work properly, you can't login in and gives an error thinking something is wrong with your connection. It's not allowing for the data to be submitted through the app.

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The way we work is that the device is filtered through a proxy as opposed to a VPN that many companies use. Both approaches has various pros and cons. One major con that our system has unfortunately, is that when apps are being filtered often they do not operate as they should. As such, we advise using apps that require filtering such as YouTube, Instagram etc through the actual browser and not the app itself. If a client insists on using the app, we can allow it but we cannot guarantee any filtering.


Anyone using this filter besides for me?
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2541 on: February 08, 2021, 04:08:58 PM »
Anyone have any current Techloq promo codes/vouchers?
Thanks.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2542 on: February 10, 2021, 05:01:11 PM »
Does it make sense that customer support for Techloq seems to only be via email and not phone?
We're finding it very annoying.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2543 on: February 10, 2021, 05:05:15 PM »
I've heard that recently from someone else as well. He said that they told him someone will call him back 2 days ago but he is still waiting. I wouldn't know because i don't use Techloq.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2544 on: February 10, 2021, 06:20:52 PM »
Anyone here use Techloq?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2545 on: February 10, 2021, 11:40:31 PM »
Anyone here use Techloq?
I use them. Why?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2546 on: February 11, 2021, 01:28:18 AM »
Does it make sense that customer support for Techloq seems to only be via email and not phone?
We're finding it very annoying.
I've found them responsive.
They unblock pages quickly.  sometimes with in minutes.
They called me recently (a month or so ago) after I emailed them.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2547 on: February 11, 2021, 04:04:27 PM »
They unblock even in less than a minute, at least in my experience.

Not sure why so many categories and sites are blocked by default.
They also don't allow Duckduckgo as a search engine (only Google), which people prefer for privacy.
I also wish they had a Firefox extension not just for Chrome. Again, Firefox is better for privacy.

They seem to have a thing for Google products.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2548 on: February 11, 2021, 04:14:27 PM »
From what i understood the unblocking is done by a computer in most cases.

The issue my friend was having was a more complex tech support issue and as of now he is already waiting 3 days after they told him that they'll call him and he also sent 2 emails.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2549 on: February 11, 2021, 09:58:20 PM »
They unblock even in less than a minute, at least in my experience.

Not sure why so many categories and sites are blocked by default.
They also don't allow Duckduckgo as a search engine (only Google), which people prefer for privacy.
I also wish they had a Firefox extension not just for Chrome. Again, Firefox is better for privacy.

They seem to have a thing for Google products.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2550 on: February 11, 2021, 10:49:50 PM »
whois your reseller? they set the terms
Not sure what you mean.
I signed up directly through Techloq's site.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2551 on: February 12, 2021, 12:50:43 AM »
Not sure what you mean.
I signed up directly through Techloq's site.
that is your problem (mine too)
their default settings are very strict
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2552 on: February 13, 2021, 06:46:51 PM »
Gut voch. Anyone here able to compare the android and iphone versions of gentech? I have the android version and am not that impressed to say the least.
1. It basically completely blocks Google assistant by not giving it internet access. Does the ios version do the same with siri.
2. Not sure if it's just me but it sure seems like it's draining my battery and seriously slowing down my phone. I have a galaxy S9. Not the newest per se but def not a bad phone I would think. Is the Apple version any better in this regard?
3. The smallest deal of all but it blocks apps for certain stuff making me use the website (for example youtube filtering only works thru website which is not as good of an experience as thru app)

Any info would be greatly appreciated. TIA
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2553 on: February 14, 2021, 02:13:06 AM »
Gut voch. Anyone here able to compare the android and iphone versions of gentech? I have the android version and am not that impressed to say the least.
1. It basically completely blocks Google assistant by not giving it internet access. Does the ios version do the same with siri.
2. Not sure if it's just me but it sure seems like it's draining my battery and seriously slowing down my phone. I have a galaxy S9. Not the newest per se but def not a bad phone I would think. Is the Apple version any better in this regard?
3. The smallest deal of all but it blocks apps for certain stuff making me use the website (for example youtube filtering only works thru website which is not as good of an experience as thru app)

Any info would be greatly appreciated. TIA
Purifeye is the same in the regards of YouTube app being blocked which is really a great interface and offers an easy and simple way to communicate if you want to message or comment in a video and many other little things.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2554 on: February 14, 2021, 10:31:07 PM »
Data Point.

With Techloq, when trying to watch a video on Youtube we are re-directed to 613tube.

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« Reply #2555 on: February 14, 2021, 10:33:55 PM »
Data Point.

With Techloq, when trying to watch a video on Youtube we are re-directed to 613tube.
What is 613tube?
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2556 on: February 14, 2021, 10:36:02 PM »
What is 613tube?
Kosher version of YouTube
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« Reply #2557 on: February 14, 2021, 10:41:00 PM »
Kosher version of YouTube
Figured. Practically how does it work? It's the whole youtube filtered or selections?
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2558 on: February 14, 2021, 10:46:48 PM »
Figured. Practically how does it work? It's the whole youtube filtered or selections?
Not sure as we're new to this.
When setting up Techloq we asked for all of Youtube to be open and later we'll close certain categories.
Didn't know they re-direct to 613tube.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2559 on: February 14, 2021, 10:54:05 PM »
I believe 613 has nothing to do with techloq except that they use it just Leno anyone melds could use it
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