Web Filtering

Software is available to screen internet content. These sites and software packages are not entirely safe but represent one option if you need more piece of mind.

This approach blocks access to sites deemed to be questionable by the software company. They routinely update their lists of blocked sites. Parents must be aware that these services are a form of censorship and must be monitored. An example of this might be a First Nation’s protest site that is deemed to be radical.

Popular examples of this type of approach are, NetNanny, Cybersitter, and SafeEyes