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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 #2640 on: December 08, 2021, 12:20:35 PM »
What is the best free way to totaly block internet from a desktop PC - I do not want kids to connect to any open wifi.
Thanks

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2641 on: December 08, 2021, 12:38:09 PM »
What is the best free way to totaly block internet from a desktop PC - I do not want kids to connect to any open wifi.
Thanks

All of the filters have free block all options (including: Techloq, NetFree, Netspark, Gentech, Meshimer, Geder)

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2642 on: December 08, 2021, 08:46:12 PM »
All of the filters have free block all options (including: Techloq, NetFree, Netspark, Gentech, Meshimer, Geder)
Thank you I went with Techloq.
What is the best option to password protect the internet on a desktop?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2643 on: December 22, 2021, 01:58:10 PM »
Hello,
I had Techloq installed on my laptop to start using when working remotely. (recommended by my local TAG office) I need to login to my company's VPN, and then remote connect to my desktop. I've been having issues all along the way. I called Techloq once, and they managed to fix it, but then when I tried it again a week later, it didn't work again. Does anyone have any recommendations? I'm also having issues numerous times of picking up open WIFI networks (private and public). Does anyone know of this issue? Would you recommend switching filters? If yes, any specific one? 

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2644 on: December 22, 2021, 02:50:48 PM »
Hello,
I had Techloq installed on my laptop to start using when working remotely. (recommended by my local TAG office) I need to login to my company's VPN, and then remote connect to my desktop. I've been having issues all along the way. I called Techloq once, and they managed to fix it, but then when I tried it again a week later, it didn't work again. Does anyone have any recommendations? I'm also having issues numerous times of picking up open WIFI networks (private and public). Does anyone know of this issue? Would you recommend switching filters? If yes, any specific one?

I'm not familiar with their support. I'd try reaching out to them again.

With the filter I use (NetFree) they can typically fix this type of issue quite easily.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2645 on: December 29, 2021, 04:34:14 PM »
Thank you I went with Techloq.
What is the best option to password protect the internet on a desktop?
With Techloq, you can get one user with internet access and the other a Block All. You can log in to the user inside windows, or you can make another windows user and have it automatically mapped so one log in (with password) has internet and the other log in will be block all.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2646 on: December 29, 2021, 04:35:34 PM »
Hello,
I had Techloq installed on my laptop to start using when working remotely. (recommended by my local TAG office) I need to login to my company's VPN, and then remote connect to my desktop. I've been having issues all along the way. I called Techloq once, and they managed to fix it, but then when I tried it again a week later, it didn't work again. Does anyone have any recommendations? I'm also having issues numerous times of picking up open WIFI networks (private and public). Does anyone know of this issue? Would you recommend switching filters? If yes, any specific one?

I got Techloq on all my computers, home and work, based on advice I got here on this thread.

Call again and ask for assistance.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2647 on: December 29, 2021, 05:28:27 PM »
I got Techloq on all my computers, home and work, based on advice I got here on this thread.

Call again and ask for assistance.
Afaik techloq is not compatible with VPNs. Many filters are not, because they are basically using a VPN to route all your internet through them.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2648 on: December 29, 2021, 05:42:24 PM »
Afaik techloq is not compatible with VPNs. Many filters are not, because they are basically using a VPN to route all your internet through them.

This is completely incorrect.

1. Techloq is not a VPN.
2. A device CAN be connected to multiple VPNs or network connections at once.

Having established that you must understand that:
1. Public/Privacy VPNs will NOT be opened by filters because they will bypass the filter
2. Even workplace/Private VPNs will have to be configured to take only local connections so that it isn't a conflict to the filter. (And obviously will have to be opened specifically by the filter.)

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2649 on: December 29, 2021, 05:56:33 PM »
This is completely incorrect.

1. Techloq is not a VPN.
2. A device CAN be connected to multiple VPNs or network connections at once.

Having established that you must understand that:
1. Public/Privacy VPNs will NOT be opened by filters because they will bypass the filter
2. Even workplace/Private VPNs will have to be configured to take only local connections so that it isn't a conflict to the filter. (And obviously will have to be opened specifically by the filter.)
Happy to be corrected. I didn't know one can be connected to multiple VPNs simultaneously.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2650 on: December 29, 2021, 08:11:43 PM »
Hello,
I had Techloq installed on my laptop to start using when working remotely. (recommended by my local TAG office) I need to login to my company's VPN, and then remote connecti to my desktop. I've been having issues all along the way. I called Techloq once, and they managed to fix it, but then when I tried it again a week later, it didn't work again. Does anyone have any recommendations?
support was able to fix this issue for me

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2651 on: December 29, 2021, 08:12:24 PM »
Are there any issues with a Nixplay frame? Can it access the web?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2652 on: January 01, 2022, 11:04:49 PM »
Best place to filter a Google Pixel 4A? Looking for a place that does it, not a DIY solution.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2653 on: January 16, 2022, 05:39:28 PM »
I want to get a filter on my pc. Is netfree really free? Is there a catch?

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« Reply #2654 on: January 16, 2022, 08:44:33 PM »
I want to get a filter on my pc. Is netfree really free? Is there a catch?

NetFree is not free. It was free until about 6 years ago. Since then it costs:
In Israel the filter is ISP based and the filter costs 15 NIS.
Outside Israel: The USA and UK servers price is 30 NIS (appx 8.5 USD) and the France server is 20 NIS.

There are discounts if you block specific categories like if you block the addictive websites as well as the foreign opinion and cultures then the price is reduced to 10 NIS (appx 4 USD) both in and outside Israel.

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« Reply #2655 on: January 16, 2022, 11:08:40 PM »
NetFree is not free. It was free until about 6 years ago. Since then it costs:
In Israel the filter is ISP based and the filter costs 15 NIS.
Outside Israel: The USA and UK servers price is 30 NIS (appx 8.5 USD) and the France server is 20 NIS.

There are discounts if you block specific categories like if you block the addictive websites as well as the foreign opinion and cultures then the price is reduced to 10 NIS (appx 4 USD) both in and outside Israel.
this is monthly, right? still cheaper then all the other filters. why is that?

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« Reply #2656 on: January 17, 2022, 09:56:36 AM »
this is monthly, right? still cheaper then all the other filters. why is that?

Correct.

NetFree is non-profit.
(the reason they charge for the filter at all is to be able to provide top quality support 24/6)

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« Reply #2657 on: January 17, 2022, 09:58:00 AM »
this is monthly, right? still cheaper then all the other filters. why is that?

i use netfree. the reason they are so cheap is because they are a non profit. they actually have a place to donate ;D. If you don't mind not being able to see pics/videos of women, no social media or entertainment (games, etc.), and having to wait for all pics/websites to be checked the first time you see them, then netfree is the best.
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« Reply #2658 on: January 17, 2022, 01:00:33 PM »
i use netfree. the reason they are so cheap is because they are a non profit. they actually have a place to donate ;D. If you don't mind not being able to see pics/videos of women, no social media or entertainment (games, etc.), and having to wait for all pics/websites to be checked the first time you see them, then netfree is the best.
i hope ddf is allowed... ;)

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« Reply #2659 on: January 17, 2022, 03:49:24 PM »
i hope ddf is allowed... ;)

its allowed (obviously if i'm responding to you). but all pics must be checked manually (usually takes about a minute or less) and all videos must be requested to open them individually and that takes longer, between 1-10 hours, and any woman, violence, entertainment is blocked.
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