Posts Tagged ‘web filtering’

Add Serious Web Content Control with WebContentControl in Linux

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

This looks like a useful tool for Linux users who are also parents …

There are many reasons why you might want or need to control what is seen via a web browser. Be it children, work, or any other reason, you might want to have more control than just your standard proxy software offers. That is where the incredibly powerful WebContentControl comes into play.


BlackBerry Maker Agrees to Net Filters

Monday, January 10th, 2011

It seems like this should be Indonesia’s problem instead of BlackBerry’s problem …

BlackBerry maker RIM given two weeks to block access to online pornography after Indonesia warned that users’ internet access would be ‘shut down’ if the company failed to comply

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion is to implement internet pornography filters in Indonesia after being threatened with a blackout for its 2 million users in the country.


Australia delays controversial web-filtering

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Hopefully, they’ll delay web-filtering permanently … or there goes the openness and freedom of the internet.

The Australian government is delaying the implementation of controversial web-filtering to conduct an independent review of websites that are due to be blocked the BBC has reported.

The filter is part of a long-standing plan by the Australian government to block the countries access to dangerous and inappropriate web content, but it has come under repeated attack from Internet and privacy activists who claim that it is a breach of people’s civil liberties and human rights.