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Cool thing they also have there is an extensive list of filtering options:
https://filters.pluckeye.net/

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) - Free
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 #2800 on: March 17, 2023, 12:27:51 AM »
What would it bring to the table that Gentech doesn't already offer?
Me thinks he works for Techloq.
  Ironic to see this as a personal text on his profile.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2801 on: March 17, 2023, 12:34:37 AM »
Me thinks he works for Techloq.
  Ironic to see this as a personal text on his profile.

So he should be the perfect one to answer the question... We shall see.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2802 on: March 17, 2023, 02:05:32 AM »
Guys
Heard from a trusted source that Techloq is about to roll out a android filter in the next 2 months.. This should solve all issues.
i heard about it as well, without a time frame though

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2803 on: March 17, 2023, 03:19:13 AM »
i heard about it as well, without a time frame though
What would it bring to the table that Gentech doesn't already offer?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2804 on: March 17, 2023, 09:34:03 AM »
Competition is always good
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2805 on: March 19, 2023, 03:38:52 AM »
Competition is always good
I guess we'll see of there's any competition.
I would be curious to know if Techloq if as thorough as Gentech.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2806 on: March 19, 2023, 01:51:51 PM »
What would it bring to the table that Gentech doesn't already offer?
Gentech has issues connecting to public wifi, and errors out constantly. Techloq has solved this issue very well on the PC version.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2807 on: March 19, 2023, 02:03:27 PM »
Gentech has issues connecting to public wifi
Can't comment on this since I never need to do this.
Gentech ... errors out constantly.
Not on my phone. Pretty much never.

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« Reply #2808 on: June 04, 2023, 10:05:15 PM »
Gentech has issues connecting to public wifi, and errors out constantly.
Netspark has this issue as well, and makes me restart my phone every time I connect.
Don't even try it.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2809 on: June 11, 2023, 08:10:52 PM »
https://www.theverge.com/2023/6/8/23753404/whatsapp-channels-broadcasts-app

I wonder what the filter companies/TAG are going to do regarding Whatsapp once they launch "Channels"
It seems it will be like Telegram, which is terrible.....

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2810 on: June 11, 2023, 09:54:00 PM »
https://www.theverge.com/2023/6/8/23753404/whatsapp-channels-broadcasts-app

I wonder what the filter companies/TAG are going to do regarding Whatsapp once they launch "Channels"
It seems it will be like Telegram, which is terrible.....
See discussion here:
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2811 on: August 28, 2023, 07:49:53 PM »
Are there any recommendations for a computer filter where blocked sites can be unblocked with a password? For a shared computer.
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2812 on: August 28, 2023, 10:48:35 PM »
Are there any recommendations for a computer filter where blocked sites can be unblocked with a password? For a shared computer.

don't know of any computer filter like that but you can use OpenDNS on router and change whatever you'd like and when

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2813 on: August 28, 2023, 10:55:43 PM »
don't know of any computer filter like that but you can use OpenDNS on router and change whatever you'd like and when
Thanks!
I know K9 used to work like that, hoping to find something.

What do people do when one user wants very filtered internet and one user wants lightly filtered internet?
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2814 on: August 29, 2023, 12:06:30 AM »
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Wow! One of the first filters I've bypassed!
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2815 on: August 29, 2023, 02:55:08 AM »
Thanks!
I know K9 used to work like that, hoping to find something.

What do people do when one user wants very filtered internet and one user wants lightly filtered internet?
IINM, some filters have multiple profiles, that you can log in and out of for different preset access

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« Reply #2816 on: August 29, 2023, 06:11:33 AM »
Thanks!
I know K9 used to work like that, hoping to find something.

What do people do when one user wants very filtered internet and one user wants lightly filtered internet?

I have Techloq with different filtering levels for different users tied to their windows login.

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« Reply #2817 on: August 30, 2023, 11:18:03 PM »
IINM, some filters have multiple profiles, that you can log in and out of for different preset access
I have Techloq with different filtering levels for different users tied to their windows login.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2818 on: September 06, 2023, 12:45:19 AM »
Not having much luck with filters these days. I find each filter company is worse than the next.

 Tried Purifeye-No good. 
  Netspark- Didn't work well for me.
  Gentech- Current filter I have on my device. But literally I have to contact them 5 times a day to request a site or app to be unblocked or why yesterday it worked and today it doesn't. If they can't help then I need to call in to support and kill another 20 min.
  Apps work slow, with many having issues. For example I wasn't able to book a trip from my chase app. Chatted 3 times and no luck. Called 2 times and last agent managed to get it to work. Though it crashes the 1st time and the 2nd time around it usually goes.  While I want a filter on my phone, I also wanted to be on my phone for less time, with half the sites and apps being blocked that I don't technically need. For example Twitter. Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and alike are all blocked. Except for YouTube on the browser works for select sites. (Though even a blocked YouTube video you can get around real easy). Not saying it's a perfect filter. But definitely better than the others I have tried. But casues me to waste more time on the phone being that everything takes double as long. Which is real annoying.
 The filter doesn't seem to be so complex, for $160 from each client I'm not sure why they can't come out with a solid filter all around.

 What's my option for my next filter to try? Or is there no perfect or decent filter and...
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2819 on: September 06, 2023, 12:56:24 AM »
Not having much luck with filters these days. I find each filter company is worse than the next.

 Tried Purifeye-No good. 
  Netspark- Didn't work well for me.
  Gentech- Current filter I have on my device. But literally I have to contact them 5 times a day to request a site or app to be unblocked or why yesterday it worked and today it doesn't. If they can't help then I need to call in to support and kill another 20 min.
  Apps work slow, with many having issues. For example I wasn't able to book a trip from my chase app. Chatted 3 times and no luck. Called 2 times and last agent managed to get it to work. Though it crashes the 1st time and the 2nd time around it usually goes.  While I want a filter on my phone, I also wanted to be on my phone for less time, with half the sites and apps being blocked that I don't technically need. For example Twitter. Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and alike are all blocked. Except for YouTube on the browser works for select sites. (Though even a blocked YouTube video you can get around real easy). Not saying it's a perfect filter. But definitely better than the others I have tried. But casues me to waste more time on the phone being that everything takes double as long. Which is real annoying.
 The filter doesn't seem to be so complex, for $160 from each client I'm not sure why they can't come out with a solid filter all around.

 What's my option for my next filter to try? Or is there no perfect or decent filter and...
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