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parental ctrls - controlling web access?

 
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 7:47 am    Post subject: parental ctrls - controlling web access? Reply with quote

Hi,
I am looking for SW for our mini to ctrl web access with the kids. What I'd like is to set time limits for being online, and/or for certain web sites. The kids spend way too much time on Facebook and grades are dropping.
My wife and I both work so, unfortunately, there are often times when we are not home to mind things, or are running out on errands. The kids are 13 and 16yo .... fun! Wink

I've used MacMinder in the past but, it was pretty basic and you could only control time on the computer, in your account. I'd like to just ctrl internet time. That way the kids can still work on papers or school work (at least won't have an excuse not to!).

Any suggestions out there?

Thx,
Rob
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You might find your router has a "Block sites according to a schedule" facility. My NetGear DG834G does. Naturally it will protect ALL the computers in the house from one place.
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