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retrieve domain for a googleplay app

i have techloq installed on my windows 10 pro. i use bluestacks to run android apps. Techloq, by default, blocks bluestacks, googleplay, and all android apps that need to connect to a domain. ...
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How does Buctools work?

I have set up buctools in my house, but I am curious: how does it technologically work and do all those things? -- like safesearch for example. Hopefully this counts as a "personal and home computer ...
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Alternative to 127.0.0.1 in hosts file

I have a bunch of websites blocked at the system level in my Windows 7 by using the etc/hosts file. So far, I've done it the usual way, by giving 127.0.0.1 as the website's IP address. However, I'd ...
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Block archive.today From Crawling My Site?

My website is being scraped by archive.today. This site is similar to the reputable archive.org, but archive.today does not obey robots.txt, spoofs a generic user-agent and tried to hide its IPs. The ...
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Want to know the mac id's currently connected with my binatone router?

I want to know in my binatone router how many systems are currently connected and mac address. In that router I want to restrict the internet connections for android mobile devices.
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Locking Windows hosts file by password or something [closed]

I want to stop distractions like facebook.com So I put 127.0.01 facebook.com It works and I do facebook less. But still I sometimes access hosts again and erases it to do facebook. Can I lock ...
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Best way to block websites with PowerDNS?

I'm working on a DNS filtering system for my household. I have a blacklist from MESD with a list of both IPs and domains, but am not sure how to block them with the blacklist. I thought about using ...
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Is there a way to redirect certain URLs to specific web browsers in Linux?

I'm using Chrome as my default browser in Ubuntu 12.10. I need to use Firefox for business purposes (certain websites pertaining to my work only work with Firefox). Is there a way to force Ubuntu to ...
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Disabling the web interface of a filtering program

I am using K9 Web Protection at home, which does a great job filtering internet content. Everything is controlled via the web interface which is available at the address 127.0.0.1:2372 . However, ...
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Combine multiple DNS filtering result

Several DNS servers provide filtering against different categories, mostly for the local government 'undesirable content', some for malware, and some for ads. What I want is to create/use a DNS server ...
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Squid + Dansguardian Google instant filtering

I have a proxy setup using squid with dansguardian for filtering. Everything is working fine but Google instant and images. I find that dansguardian is no longer able to force safe search. It seems ...
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Can admins monitor my activity locally even when I use a VPN?

My school has one of those super overreacting web blockers (specifically Fortisnet) that blocks things that should be accessible by a high-school senior trying to research projects. Despite many ...
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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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How to configure LAN IP Filter on Huawei E586 UMTS Modem

I need to prevent clients of an Huawei E586 UMTS to WiFi modem from downloading much data from specific servers eg. Windows update or OSX update. On the config page of the device there's an "LAN IP ...
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Blacklisting sites in Firefox and IE to speed page load times

I live in a country that strives hard to "harmonize" the Internet. As such, a variety of sites are inaccessible because they lack "harmony." To be honest, I can live quite happily without Facebook ...
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Internet Connection Sharing bypassing MAC Filter

My university gives me an internet connection by Ethernet, DHCP but they have installed MAC Filtering to allow only using my PC. I have a separate Network Interface Card (NIC) at my PC, that I have ...
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Where can I find Windows proxy/filter software for a network (non-desktop) machine? [closed]

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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Block HTTP Access

Is there a way on my Windows XP machine to blacklist certain HTTP URLS so that embedded web service calls won't trigger activity from my PC to those URLs?
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Bandwidth preserving browsing mode

I'm looking at some methods to browse the web, in situations where bandwidth is scarce (such as, flaky Wi-Fi connection, or mobile phone Internet provider who overcharges the bandwidth). One thing ...
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Blocking access to a specific url

I have a lightweight linux device which I would like to block from accessing one specific URL. Instead of making the request to the external URL, I would like to return the contents of a local file. ...
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advanced home routers for filtering internet activity

Are there any 'advanced' routers that would do things like: store all urls visited or attempted to access on computers connected to the router? block certain urls whitelist urls Does this exist or ...