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Could I access a blocked website via a virtual machine if the host OS has the web address blocked in its hosts file?

I was going through this Net Nanny article that mentioned about the various ways its web filter could be bypassed by kids. Among other methods, I saw this: One way that teens can get around the ...
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How can I block social share buttons in webpages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to block annoying facebook and other social network widgets A great many pages have these "Like", "Tweet", "G+1", "share" row of buttons all over the place and in ...
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Filtering out adult content on Windows and Max OS X from a technically sophisticated user?

So I am trying to filter out adult content (porn, mainly) from the users on my home computers. I have read several other answers, but they seem to be pretty simplistic. I'm a tech geek, so I know all ...
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Opera: Filter facebook from the web

I'm a massive fan of the Opera browser, and dislike Facebook with a passion. Are there any tools for Opera which can get rid of Facebook from my web browsing experience? This includes any pages, ...
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Block all internet except 2 URLs from 8 am to 8 pm and unblock all between 8pm and 8am on windows 7

I have a friend that has a hard time concentrating when working at home on his laptop running windows7. He asked me to find a way to put the following filter on his laptop: - from 8am to 8pm (when he ...
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Any software similiar to Untangle

I have currently looked at Untangle, I want to know if there are any other similiar projects which have add-on open source projects similiar to what Untangle does
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Block site on a PC logged into a domain and using a proxy

I read lot of posts related with blocking sites. Most of the posts says to edit hosts file. I know it is a good method. But this one is not working for me. Can you guess what is the issue by ...
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How do I manually add a Tracking Protection List (TPL) to Internet Explorer that is not in the Internet Explorer gallery website?

Currently, the only way I know to add a Tracking Protection List (TPL) to IE is by going to the Internet Explorer gallery, and then add it from that website. But suppose I want to add this TPL from ...
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Restrict access to some websites for different users

On a Debian based system; as the superuser, I need to restrict access to some websites but specific to user. For instance, abc.com for user1, xyz.com for user2... I tried /etc/hosts file. Adding a ...
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Home network: Restrict times of day for facebook, block adult: How at a network level?

OK, so I manage a home network, bunch of kids, all that dance. The setup is: DSL --> DSL Box --> Wifi router --> desktops, tablets, etc I would like to: block access to most or all of the adult ...
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How can I filter content of a web page?

I wanted to know, if is there any setting/addon available in Mozilla Firefox or in Google Chrome by which I can filter the content of my choice on any web page. To be more clear, I want to save my ...
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How to block access to Facebook for all users in a small business?

A relative of mine has a small accounting office and he decided to block facebook in the network. Ive been looking for a solution for blocking the https site but I had to enter all ip adresses to ...
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Squid - transparent proxy with NICs on same subnet?

I have setup a basic Squid + DansGuardian virtual machine that I was to use for the monitoring and blocking of certain websites. Currently, web traffic goes through a router set as the gateway - the ...
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Is there any Base Filtering Engine (BFE) service in Linux similar to windows

In windows we have Base Filtering Engine which helps applications to monitor network traffic. Is there any similar service which runs in Linux too. Something similar to a packet filtering service. I ...
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I need to filter all websites except for one

My operating system is Windows 7 Starter. I need a software solution, I'm well aware of the built in options of Windows 7, but the rules are no limited accounts, no accounts at all, something (a ...
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How can I block specific domains on Windows, only for certain users?

I want to limit what websites I can view when logged in under an account. I don't think it's possible to accomplish this via the hosts file or router. Ideas for good/free solutions?
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Content filtering despite VPN anonymizer [closed]

K9 and OpenDNS both work great otherwise, but a VPN can be used to get around them. What types of content filters will work despite the use of a VPN anonymizer by the end user?
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Filter/Redirect http requests based on URL in Ad-Hoc connexion

My computer (Windows7) is connected to internet via Ethernet, and I shared this internet connexion via WIFI (Ad-Hoc). Is it possible to filter/block/redirect URLs for specific MAC/IP adresses, for ...
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I can't see some images from Google images [duplicate]

I am from Iran. In my country, the government has filtered the some web-sites. Recently I have a problem for see the all images in Google Images. For example: ...
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Adblock Plus filter to block youtube 'Popular feed videos ' on homepage?

I don't like the Youtube's popular feed videos on front page, few of them have adult stuff or NSFW thumbnails which i don't like. its a distraction. I added a custom filter i.e. main-feed-content' ...
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openDNS and proxy settings

My work PC is connected to my company domain and it uses proxy settings. I tried to block a site(eg. facebook.com) using openDNS settings, it did not work. Will openDNS work if I use proxy settings ...
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Running a DansGuardian filter on the entire network

I'm looking to run DansGuardian on my home network via a server machine I'm building. Before I build the server, I need to know whether or not I need two dedicated gigabit LAN ports or one on the ...
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Where can I find Windows proxy/filter software for a network (non-desktop) machine? [on hold]

I'm looking for Windows proxy/filter software for a network (non-desktop) machine, preferably open source which is updated frequently. So far I've only found http://www1.k9webprotection.com/, which ...
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Software for web filtering and blocking certain sites

I am looking for some software that would be used for blocking certain sites on the internet. The main things I would like to block are pornographic sites gambling sites games sites It will be ...
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Is it possible to make browsers avoid showing you sites from a customized list within the search results?

I hate it when some sites appear again and again within my google (or any other search engine) list. For instance, you may go to google image search and type in "samurai soldier with sword". The ...
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Does the Pirate Browser circumvent corporate website filters?

Hypothetically speaking, of course, if SWIM installed the Pirate Browser on their work computer which has certain filers installed which block certain website such as facebook for example, would this ...
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Comcast Router blocks DNS settings

I recently started using Comcast broadband after Cable was installed into my neighborhood. Before that I was relegated to Wireless Broadband services similar to Clear. Previous, I had my network set ...
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Creating a Domain BLACKlist with D-Link Router Instead of Whitelist

Problem I have a D-Link router and am having trouble figuring out how to get it to block certain websites. Background With my old (revision A1) DI-524, I had several different kinds of flexible ...
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How to monitor web access in my network

Is there a free alternative to something like Webmarshal? I would like to log every website that is accessed from my network. Just logging – no blocking or filtering, but I guess most of the ...
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Filtering search results the Google's way

I'am not fluent in english,so let the images explain it to you http://imgur.com/JdKLgkR,gbRUpjS,P9dV4Za#0 Any userscript or software that can help me achieve this? And please don't mention google ...
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How to block sites like facebook.com, google.com etc. for different users

I use iptables for other sites as: iptables -A OUTPUT -o EXTERNAL_IF -m owner --uid-owner USERNAME -d DESTINATION_WEB -j REJECT It works for most sites except ones having a large range of IPs. What ...
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Trend Micro IWSVA Access Quota Policy not blocking HTTPS web pages

I'm using Trend Micro's IWSVA 6.0-SP1_Build_Linux_1193 (Interscan Web Security Virtual Appliance) as a web filtering/proxy server. I have setup an Internet Access Quota Limit and when the limit is ...
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Prevent the use of VPN/SSH to bypass porn blocking solutions

I've read the various questions about content filtering and it seems that openDNS is the consensus solution, although it's easy to bypass with a VPN service or an SSH tunnel. Is there a way to ...
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Effectively blocking flash online games

How do I block all games on one computer? hosts file is an option, but I have yet to come across a decent hosts list for all online game sites. I tried using open DNS but the filer list there is ...
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fritz!box doesn't reply on dnsmasq rules that point to IPs within 192.168.178.### range

To ensure better monitoring of my home network (parental control) I tried and set up a Raspberry Pi with dnsmasq and added in some rules to the dnsmasq.conf, that basically come down to the following: ...
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Only permit traffic to specific domains on Windows 7

Three domain-member boxes are sometimes used for proctoring exams. Unfortunately some instructors host their exams on external sites, so blocking all WAN connectivity is not a solution. What software ...
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Is there a Firefox/chrome plugin, or a software that disables specific terms from being searched for in google?

Family protection software are good, however, they are NOT smart enough, more specifically, in filtering other languages than English's pornography search keywords.
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Modem seems to be partially blocking webpage content from host computer

I am loading a webpage from a host behind a cellular modem. The web port is routed correctly and the page starts to load (title loads and part of the html head), but then always stops when trying to ...
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Not being able to block a site in ccproxy server

I have installed ccproxy server and have setup firefox to use this proxy server. Now I am trying out different features of proxy server. For testing purpose, I want to check blocking of ...
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Internet Explorer 7 “content advisor” shut off

I'm using Internet Explorer 7. I turned off Content-Adviser. (Its constant pop-ups make the entire idea useless.) I deleted all my "approved" sites. I deleted all my "blocked" sites. I turned off ...
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Block Websites at Work [closed]

At work there are about 40 PCs. I want to block all the websites and only allow a few Domains/Websites for operators. A few operators can access anything. I want something quick and easy so I can ...
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Is there a script to change ip address to bypass filtering?

Is there a script to change ip address to bypass internet filtering? as I know programs like freegate change the ip address to bypass internet firewalls.I want to write a script to do it by myself. ...
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Ways to block content online based on words?

Is there any way to block content online based on words from a blocklist? I mean this very globally. In other words, to remove a paragraph, page, or YouTube video suggestion (with its title), in any ...
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How to Block Ultra Surf Proxy Client on Windows

How can I effectively block ultrasurf which is being used on our company network. With ultrasurf all web filters applied on the network are useless. Does anyone have a solution to this problem?
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Proxy to simplify complex web pages

Web pages are becoming more and more bloated, so that the problem is not only the bandwidth needed to load them but also the processing power needed to render them. I currently use AdBlock with ...
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How to prevent a specific user access to a specific set of sites using Squid?

There are n user accounts on the same machine and I want to prevent each one access a different set of websites. For example, user A should not have access to facebook.com and google.com for B. How ...