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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 #2920 on: May 12, 2024, 12:42:20 PM »
how do you put a filter on a desktop? do you have to bring it in person to an office or its all done online?
(Mac desktop)

I know it may be an obvious question but they also filter apps and the app store?
Most filters can be done online.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2921 on: May 12, 2024, 01:34:05 PM »
how do you put a filter on a desktop? do you have to bring it in person to an office or its all done online?
(Mac desktop)

I know it may be an obvious question but they also filter apps and the app store?

Check each filters website for specifics.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2922 on: May 12, 2024, 08:17:33 PM »
Any experience with parallels on mac? If the filter works for it as well

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2923 on: May 14, 2024, 11:13:20 AM »
Here is what I do. Help out and categorize it for the world. Just allowing a site via techloq wont help for others, but if Norton approves the categorization it will:

https://sitereview.bluecoat.com/
(Right now the site is down for me, but in my experience it should go back up soon)
For filtering service what do you select?

 As i have one specific site I use quite often which keeps on locking.  And now I went back to see why and see this.

-Duration
Temporary, for 14 days
Agent comment
For your safety, the website was only approved temporarily as it hasn't been categorized by our system yet. Categorization can take a couple of days and once it is categorized it will be handled based on the category. Please note: You may need to request access to the website again once it has been categorized.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2924 on: May 14, 2024, 01:04:58 PM »
For filtering service what do you select?

Just to note, When on the website and it asks you to select a filtering service, techloq told me to select "Blue Coat Proxy SG"

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2925 on: May 27, 2024, 03:36:59 AM »
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2926 on: May 27, 2024, 03:43:05 PM »
For filtering service what do you select?

 As i have one specific site I use quite often which keeps on locking.  And now I went back to see why and see this.

-Duration
Temporary, for 14 days
Agent comment
For your safety, the website was only approved temporarily as it hasn't been categorized by our system yet. Categorization can take a couple of days and once it is categorized it will be handled based on the category. Please note: You may need to request access to the website again once it has been categorized.
I think what I did when I had that was request the site for 300 days that way its a temporary request and I think it worked.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2927 on: May 29, 2024, 04:47:40 PM »
Anyone have experience with MbSmart?
Can Apple.com be blocked, while allowing the App Store to still work?
I would want access to the App Store for updating the apps & to install new ones if needed, but donít want the device to have access to Apple Music, (https:// music.apple.com/us/browse), which seems to be accessible when Apple.com is allowed. And when itís blocked, the App Store seems to be blocked.

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2928 on: May 29, 2024, 10:41:59 PM »
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=136432.msg2742268;topicseen
Blocked by Techloq.  8)
K I am so curious about what this is... and I have techloq...

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2929 on: May 29, 2024, 10:50:15 PM »
K I am so curious about what this is... and I have techloq...
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2930 on: May 29, 2024, 10:56:47 PM »
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Like bad enough that it should get blocked or its a mistake/automatic?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2931 on: May 29, 2024, 10:59:22 PM »
Like bad enough that it should get blocked or its a mistake/automatic?
I'd guess it's just automatic.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2932 on: May 30, 2024, 07:26:24 AM »
Like bad enough that it should get blocked or its a mistake/automatic?
Experience has shown that the phrase (and others flagged) is blocked when it is in the title of the page. If in the text on the page, it has to exceed a certain threshold of repetition before it gets blocked.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2933 on: May 30, 2024, 01:03:11 PM »
Experience has shown that the phrase (and others flagged) is blocked when it is in the title of the page. If in the text on the page, it has to exceed a certain threshold of repetition before it gets blocked.

Yes I have noticed the same thing and it bothers me. Why do they focus on the link/title more than the actual content? Sometimes the content could actually be very offensive, but since doesnt have certain buzzwords in the title, its not blocked...

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2934 on: May 30, 2024, 11:10:14 PM »
https://x.com/hasidic_1/status/1796197747764113704

Iím not a tech guy and donít understand the lingo, what are the implications?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2935 on: May 31, 2024, 12:16:40 AM »
https://x.com/hasidic_1/status/1796197747764113704

Iím not a tech guy and donít understand the lingo, what are the implications?

Ok so you posted a link to x.com, on the internet filters board. Suffice to say most of us cant open the link (even when the page is allowed, login issues prevent it from displaying). Care to share a bit more..?

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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2936 on: May 31, 2024, 01:46:43 AM »
Yes I have noticed the same thing and it bothers me. Why do they focus on the link/title more than the actual content? Sometimes the content could actually be very offensive, but since doesnt have certain buzzwords in the title, its not blocked...
I assume:
1. Title more likely to be subject of page
2. Some words come up more neutrally and they can't just block them every time they occur. For example: because it is the season, Amazon posts a swathe of deals on beach clothing. Should they block the homepage for that? (Netfree actually blots out words that are flagged - sometimes whole paragraphs - and leaves the rest of the page open.)
3. For content they have other, more broad blocks on entire websites.
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2937 on: May 31, 2024, 02:07:47 AM »
I assume:
1. Title more likely to be subject of page

Its really hit or miss there. Not really a great way to run a filter.

2. Some words come up more neutrally and they can't just block them every time they occur. For example: because it is the season, Amazon posts a swathe of deals on beach clothing. Should they block the homepage for that? (Netfree actually blots out words that are flagged - sometimes whole paragraphs - and leaves the rest of the page open.)

Good point and thats what my issue is, I would think techloq should be able to utilize the same Netfree technique as its actually quite good. Especially these days with A.I., it can probably do a pretty thorough job..

3. For content they have other, more broad blocks on entire websites.

Right but for someone that can read a news website, and there is a totally inappropriate article, but the headline just says "Official sentenced to jail after pleading guilty" the filter would just let it pass because the category is fine. Just find it surprising that all the filter companies use such different technologies and there isnt (doesnt seem to be?) one that has it all.


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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2938 on: June 06, 2024, 02:17:08 PM »

That's what the filter company should be doing. Not the customers. They should be implementing Ai to do this work for them and categorize every click from a user. Should automatically forward to them for them to categorize and not only for 15 min since it's uncatorgarized.

How to uninstall my filter for a couple of minutes. Techloq.

Wow. Does the filter slow down the phone. It's sad there's no normal filter out there that works.

https://sitereview.bluecoat.com/#/

(please choose Blue Coat ProxySG as Filtering service when sending the request)
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Re: Internet Filters
« Reply #2939 on: June 06, 2024, 02:18:34 PM »
K I am so curious about what this is... and I have techloq...
LOL it didn't let me post at first.

I clicked submit three times in it seemed to go through.

 Dating thread is also blocked. Welcome to techloq..
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