Protect Your Children for FREE !
An open Internet is unsafe for children and parenting in this digital age is difficult. K9 Web Protection provides tools for parents to control unwanted content and provide a safe Internet for your family.
K9 Web Protection is a free Internet filter and parental control software for your home Windows or Mac computer. K9 puts YOU in control of the Internet so you can protect your kids.
1) Go to http://www1.k9webprotection.com/ and follow the instructions.
2) Download the free k9 software.
3) Install the software on the computer. You will be asked for the license number that was emailed to you. Choose a good password.
4) You can customise the filter to block as many web categories (or as few) as you wish. There are also default settings.
5) k9 forces safe searches.
6) You may wish to add some URL exceptions to the “Web site exceptions” eg. youtube.com.
Your PC is now protected.
Alternative technique using OPEN DNS.
OPEN DNS is also FREE and allows you to control ALL internet traffic that passes through your wireless router. This is great when kids are using iPods or mobile phones to surf the web.
Go to http://www.opendns.com/solutions/household/
You can customise OPENDNS to block as many web categories (or as few) as you wish. There are also default settings.