Windows XP / Networking

Use Software to Filter Sites

A number of programs are available that control and/or monitor Internet activities. Here are several programs that have received reasonably good reviews, along with their URLs:

  • Net Nanny:
  • Cyber Patrol:
  • Cyber Sentinel:

These programs work similarly to the rating services by filtering access to Web sites. The advantage you gain by using software is the ability to configure the software to create the filters. Your children's ages and interests and your own general attitude about censorship can be reflected in your configuration choices. For a comprehensive list of filter software, go to

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