Friday, March 11, 2011

Parental website control

For parents who want an effective way to restrict your child's access to inappropriate material on the web check out Basically what you do is set your computer's default DNS to point to the IP address of; it DNS (domain name system) associates IP addresses with host names (for example, the IP address of is It is easier to remember a name rather than a string of numbers, so DNS does this association for you. OpenDNS sets up categories and you can restrict access based on these categories or specifc websites. In this way you can restrict access to social networking sites, adult contents, drugs, alcohol, etc.

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