Protect yourself with a filter.
With most kids today, it is getting harder and harder each day to keep them off the Internet, whether it is for school or play. And like most parents, we don’t want our kids to come across anything they shouldn’t — like porn — while they are on the Internet.
There are tons of internet filters available today and while most filters cost about the same per month, the most significant difference can be found in their feature set and ease of use.
There are also different ways of implementing a filter and we recommend using at least two or more of these methods to protect yourself and your kids.
DNS Filters are typically implemented on your router/firewall and filter any device connected to the network. While not 100% effective, it goes a long way in preventing explicit material from getting into your home. Popular DNS filters are:
Protect yourself and your kids outside of the home with a device filter. These filters can block access to websites, email, chat and other internet-based communications depending on category, site or content.
Below is a list of filters the Modern Media Committee has tried and recommends.