|The following sites deal with
parental controls of the Internet. The following listings are involved
in finding ways to keep the internet safe for kids, and free from
government regulation. Many of them have demos of software you can
BESS is a WWW page which allows access to the Internet using
sophisticated filtering techniques. Web pages, sites, mail, etc.
containing objectionable language or images are filtered out.
CleanSurf offers protection for families by screening sites on a
site-by-site basis. All access is directed through our proxy server by
specially designed Windows software that cannot be bypassed.
Designed to give parents complete control over their children's Internet
use, thereby allowing the child to safely explore and benefit from the
Net's educational content.
The Crayon Crawler is a web browser to protect children on-line.
Features include chat room for kids, automatic blocking of vulgarity,
animated characters that can actually read to, and interact with the
children and more.
A free, server-based, comprehensive Web filtering, available for set-up
directly from the crosswalk.com Web site. CrossingGuard claims to use
the largest available database of rated Web sites to filter out nearly 5
million of the 100 million pages on the Web.
Patrol v3.0 for Windows (550K) or Cyber Patrol v2.10 for Macintosh(700K)
Cyber Patrol gives you the tools you need to help shield your children
from the darker side of the Internet. Cyber Patrol features:
comprehensive time and budget management functions, multi-user
capability and ChatGard.
Cyber Sentinel is a easy to use total security solution for the user. It
allows user not only to block inappropriate material (web pages, e-mail,
pictures, and word processing documents) no matter what format it is in,
or what it is. It also allows the owner to configure the program to run
in stealth mode (so the end user doesn't know it is running).
CYBERsitter is an easy to use software program that protects your
children when online by filtering adult oriented material and offensive
or suggestive language.
Cyber Snoop shows you which Internet sites have been visited by your
children by monitoring their on-line activity.
Disk Tracy 98 includes a patented file analyzer and a set of web
monitoring tools. The file analyzer searches the family PC to find any
inappropriate material that is stored on the computer--including
suspicious text, picture, hidden files, etc.
Recommended for children's rooms or schools where 100% effectiveness is
Internet and TV filtering devices.
GuardiaNet is an Internet filtering software that provides families with
hassle-free protection from inappropriate material on the Internet.
Gulliver's Guardian is user friendly all-in-one Internet Suite that
includes a filtered Web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer compatible),
e-mail (with spell-check), news reader, and Full Armor PC Protector.
Blocking tool with many features. Requires user authentication, gives
roaming users access to bookmarks, history, and their customized access
InfoScan is a filtering tool for evaluating information available on
networks. The main goal is to optimize the use of information sources
already known by the user: electronic mail, News, local or remote
databases, and so on.
InterGate Web filtering empowers a single administrator to control Web
site access from a central location on your organization's network.
InterGate Web filtering efficiently blocks Internet users from accessing
inappropriate Web sites.
The Internet Filter is a program that monitors, filters, analyzes, and
logs internet access. This site has a free, limited feature version, and
allows you to purchase the full version.
These folks have a front-end software that makes the net very easy for
kids to use. InterGO seamlessly combines browsing, searching, safety
screening, E-mail, file transfer, telnet, virus scanning, news, and
extensive reference content in an integrated series of graphical scenes.
Site-blocking and computer monitoring software with the new
"screen-rewind" feature that allows the computer owner to
actually view a time-lapse movie of what was on the screen. Free download
Momma Bear automatically adapts for your system so you don't need to worry
about the Windows Operating System details. You can easily stop games and
other unwanted programs by not adding them to the allowed programs list.
This software allows the parent to control all access to the computer, not
only Internet resources, but offline computer usage as well.
NetProtectorTM is the ONLY hardware solution on the market for locking out
the Internet. You can determine whether or not your child has access to
Net Rated by PCDataPower blocks X-Rated Internet Sites and limits playtime
and installation of unwanted programs.
Net Shepherd is a new technology for rating and filtering access to the
World Wide Web.
PureSight uses new content sensitive filtering technology to block access
to sexually explicit or pornographic material on the Web. Free download
R.A.T. Control is a smart card-based parental control product - the first
hardware & software solution for online safety.
Safe-Net Mail is an easy to use POP3 e-mail client that is designed to
help protect your family on the internet. Safe-Net Mail has a
sophisticated set of filters designed to identify e-mail messages that may
contain material inappropriate for children.
SentryCam, does not block or filter but does follow the child onto the
Internet and takes screen shots at timed intervals set by the parents. It
provides for easy review by the parent who is able to see exactly what
activities the child experienced while in a chat room or any other area of
SmartAlex ICU monitors computer activity all the time, not only during
Internet sessions. Also good for employers who want to keep tabs on how
company computer time is being spent.
Kidproof your PC in many ways by protecting your display, your hardware,
your system, and explorer.
A web browser and online service designed exclusively for kids, this
installable CD-ROM houses the Surf Monkey animated, talking monkey host.
He transports kids into the world of Internet exploration while offering
tips and tricks designed to entertain and amuse.
SurfPass makes it possible to limit the duration of Internet use by means
of an account for each user, and even to keep detailed activity logs.
Surfwatch is an internet filtering program. This program was designed to
protect your kids and keep the internet free and safe. Free download demo
UC2 Lite™ is very simple to use and features 24 hour x 7 day logging of
Web and outgoing e-mail activity, one-click direct access to viewed Web
pages/images, Web and e-mail activity in date order and online help.
WatchDog has an internal timer that allows you to set user time. When the
user runs out of time, WatchDog can either shutdown Windows, restart
Windows, restart the computer, or display the WatchDog login form.
Based on the company's new iCRT (intelligent Content Recognition
Technology) algorithms, WebChaperone is the first of a new generation of
parental control software. Free download available.
We-Blocker gives parents the opportunity to monitor their children's
Internet access and provide them with age-appropriate content, while
filtering out sites that contain adult material. Free download available.
Webkeys Prowler is a free browser plug-in that enables families, schools,
libraries and businesses to control what is viewed on their computers.
WinGuardian watches over users of Windows 95 in two ways. It can keep a
log file of user visited websites and it can also lock Windows 95. Free
Wizguard is easy-to-use Windows 95 software to block and monitor access to
pornographic Web sites. Free download available.
X-Stop is a series of filters and devices that monitor the user and
computer for acceptable conduct and behavior in accordance with the
policies of YOUR organization or home.
Zeeks is an Internet company formed from an 8 year old educational
software developer for the K-12 grades. They feature a free, original kids
destination website with a wide range of engaging activities and tools for
kids ages 6-13 to use in a safe setting. Combined with their free "ZeekSafe"
Internet filtering software, they are a total kids safety solution on the
An all-volunteer Internet patrol and monitoring project started by senior
members of the world famous "International Alliance of Guardian
Angels", whose HQ is in New York City, whose mission is to be a
Cyberspace "Neighborhood Watch".
This organization is working to create an Internet Rating Standard which
will allow web browsers to detect the content of web sites before
Federation of ChildSafe Web Sites
The mission of the United Federation of ChildSafe Web Sites, (UFCWS), is
to provide the means for parents to have a trust in the positive and
productive content of what your children see and experience on the Web and
in other environments.
Organization, concentrating on legislation as it relates to
telecommunications and civil liberties.
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