Best Free Open Source Content Filter Software


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Content filter termed to be the best way for a user either personal use or business one to have control over all of the access and thus maintaining the system in much efficient way. We provide you with the best open source content filter software.


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Best Free Open Source Content Filter Software Content filter software for open source, also commonly known as web filtering software, is software which is designed and optimized to determine what content can be viewed by the user. This software is particularly relevant to information supplied by a web browser.


In many respects, censorship of the internet is deemed to be harmful. Governments with oppressive regimes may use Content filter software to prevent their citizens from viewing material they consider objectionable. This can mean the censorship of perfectly legitimate websites including organizations advocating human rights, or even search engines such as Google. Even where a government has not directly enforced internet censorship they may apply pressure to internet providers to filter sites. Thus going for best content filter software is the need. Aspects of Content Filter

Best 5 Open Source Content Filter:

Best 5 Open Source Content Filter Studies reveal the average employee spends 75 minutes per day using office computers for non-business related activity, costing employers thousands of dollars per year, per employee. If you are a business owner, government agency or academic institution, receiving blacklist updates may be required by law (eg. CIPA) in order to meet certain government regulations

Dans Guardian:

Dans Guardian DansGuardian filters the content of pages based on many methods including phrase matching, Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS) filtering and URL filtering. It does not purely filter based on a banned list of sites.


Web Content Control WebContentControl is software which enables parents to prevent their children from browsing certain websites. It provides a graphical user interface written in Gambas which installs and configures DansGuardian, FireHol and TinyProxy. It is user friendly software, and offers good functionality.


Privoxy Privoxy (Privacy Enhancing Proxy) is a non-caching Web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk


Web Cleaner WebCleaner is a filtering HTTP proxy. It removes adverts, compresses documents, deanimates GIFs, can use SquidGuard filter lists, and more. It is easy to configure with a web interface.


Gnome Nanny Gnome Nanny is an easy way to control what your kids are doing in the computer. You can limit how much time a day each one of them is browsing the web, chatting or doing email. You can also decide at which times of the day the can do this things.

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