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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 #2220 on: January 27, 2020, 12:06:04 PM »
Categories are how any base works you block everything except what you need
I'm asking for a filter that filters based on trade. Categories not necessarily allows everything associated with the trade and sometimes will allow things that are inappropriate

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2221 on: January 27, 2020, 04:33:16 PM »
I'm asking for a filter that filters based on trade. Categories not necessarily allows everything associated with the trade and sometimes will allow things that are inappropriate
the only option then is a white list filter
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2222 on: January 28, 2020, 08:19:44 AM »
Is kosher meat free? For kosher food we spend double but for Kosher eyes neh waste of money?
If there is something free available then why pay?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2223 on: January 28, 2020, 05:56:47 PM »
If there is something free available then why pay?
Because History showed that free products like K9 don`t keep you safe
The fact is that if someone like TAG is on top of you you are much more safe
same thing with Glatt meat you always try to buy the best Hecshrim even if the other is good/fine
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2224 on: January 28, 2020, 06:58:04 PM »
Because History showed that free products like K9 don`t keep you safe
The fact is that if someone like TAG is on top of you you are much more safe
same thing with Glatt meat you always try to buy the best Hecshrim even if the other is good/fine
A free product will never be as reliable as something that was designed with our specific needs in mind.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2225 on: January 28, 2020, 08:45:21 PM »
I am trying to decide which filter to use, any help would be appreciated.
Do some filters have more categories that you can decide on, more then other filters?
Do I have to send in a form to change my preferences, or I can simply toggle on and off which categories I want, and turn it on and off as needed like k9? Do all filters make my internet connection go through their servers? Which ones slow down your internet the least?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2226 on: January 28, 2020, 08:49:07 PM »
A free product will never be as reliable as something that was designed with our specific needs in mind.
And why isn't it possible that there is something created with our specific needs and it is free? I'm not saying there is, but a user here asks to find out if it exists something like it.

If you don't know, shut up... if you know that it does not exist answer that it doesn't exist, and finish  :-X

(Just an example, the build-in free Apple method (that TAG used to use, maybe they still do) for iPhone to completely remove all apps except for a shortlist is certainly as robust and reliable as Gentech Safe or similar solutions for Android. Despite not being "designed with our specific needs in mind".)

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2227 on: January 28, 2020, 08:52:57 PM »
I am trying to decide which filter to use, any help would be appreciated.
Do some filters have more categories that you can decide on, more then other filters?
Do I have to send in a form to change my preferences, or I can simply toggle on and off which categories I want, and turn it on and off as needed like k9? Do all filters make my internet connection go through their servers? Which ones slow down your internet the least?
All known good "filters" route the traffic through them (this is the only way to get realtime accurate filtering). As far as I experienced, none of them really noticeably (noticeable in use, actual speed might be slowed) slow down the internet much.

Techloq, I believe is the most simple to set up yourself (you can choose the categories and options while creating the account).

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2228 on: January 28, 2020, 11:05:04 PM »
All known good "filters" route the traffic through them (this is the only way to get realtime accurate filtering). As far as I experienced, none of them really noticeably (noticeable in use, actual speed might be slowed) slow down the internet much.

Techloq, I believe is the most simple to set up yourself (you can choose the categories and options while creating the account).
Am I doing something wrong if I constantly have to request access to certain sites? It's not the end of the world, but it's quite annoying to be doing it multiple times a day.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2229 on: January 28, 2020, 11:39:13 PM »
Am I doing something wrong if I constantly have to request access to certain sites? It's not the end of the world, but it's quite annoying to be doing it multiple times a day.
If they are all in a certain category, then perhaps you need to allow that category.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2230 on: January 29, 2020, 02:36:01 AM »
And why isn't it possible that there is something created with our specific needs and it is free? I'm not saying there is, but a user here asks to find out if it exists something like it.

If you don't know, shut up... if you know that it does not exist answer that it doesn't exist, and finish  :-X

(Just an example, the build-in free Apple method (that TAG used to use, maybe they still do) for iPhone to completely remove all apps except for a shortlist is certainly as robust and reliable as Gentech Safe or similar solutions for Android. Despite not being "designed with our specific needs in mind".)
Wow. Intense.

Of course there are some free "tools" out there that can be tweeked to make it work for some people.
Don't forget that iPhone built-in restrictions is NOT a filter. It's just as it's name suggests "restrictions".

I will reiterate, free "filters" are usually not as reliable as the ones created with "our" needs in mind.

BTW, I'm part of TAG.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2231 on: January 31, 2020, 02:53:36 AM »
Wow. Intense.
+1
I think that's harshest thing I've seen him say :)
Maybe I read it the wrong way.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2232 on: January 31, 2020, 10:43:26 AM »
+1
I think that's harshest thing I've seen him say :)
Maybe I read it the wrong way.
Haha... didn't mean to put off anyone, but TBH that is not the answer to what the asker was asking, so why distract?

He asked if there is anything free, and there certainly is a possibility that there is something there free, he should'nd be made fun of. But indeed my response was to the wrong post (I meant the one starting this with the rhetorical "Is kosher meat free? For kosher food we spend double but for Kosher eyes neh waste of money?")

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2233 on: February 02, 2020, 08:35:24 AM »
the only option then is a white list filter
Any recommendations and how does it work?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2234 on: February 03, 2020, 06:16:41 PM »
I am trying to decide which filter to use, any help would be appreciated.
Do some filters have more categories that you can decide on, more then other filters?
Do I have to send in a form to change my preferences, or I can simply toggle on and off which categories I want, and turn it on and off as needed like k9? Do all filters make my internet connection go through their servers? Which ones slow down your internet the least?
I am looking forward to the answers to your post.
I have the same questions.

I would add, how is Nativ compared to filters?
Also, if I find that Nativ or a filter is negatively impacting my computer can I completely uninstall it?
Also, do Nativ and/or filters track your information (i.e. medical research, financial, passwords, etc.)?
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