Earlier this month, Net Nanny
, a monitoring software company, released a browser app for Apple Inc's iOS devices to filter Web content and block profanity.
A new version of the Net Nanny
parental control and content filtering software has been introduced by its developer ContentWatch Inc, the company said today.
: Read about the features of the Net Nanny
In its study of the 19 most popular filtering devices--with names like CyberSitter, Net Nanny
, and SafeSurf--the coalition says there has been "antigay bias right from the beginning," according to Marjorie Heins, author of a book on censorship called Not in Front of the Children and director of the NCAC's Free Expression Policy Project, which issued the report.
The product's core technology is based on "keystroke dynamics," a patented process developed by Stanford Research Institute and owned exclusively by Net Nanny
Software International Inc.
com) Could be a clone of Net Nanny
, except that you have to pay pounds 30 a year for the database updates.
The study tested both versions of AOL parental controls--Young Teen (ages 13-15) and Mature Teen (ages 16-17)--along with a total of six of the best-selling standalone software programs on protection, interference, and features: Cybersitter, Cyber Snoop, Internet Guard Dog, Net Nanny
, Norton Internet and Cyber Patrol.
Software International Inc, the online web content filtering software company, is to release a computer security product, called PC Nanny, that allows parents to control the access their children have to locally held files on home computers.
And don't miss the game room (it's all Net Nanny
approved), with addictive versions of checkers, Hangman and Tetris to challenge your competitive nature.
Johnson did not contact Net Nanny
as he was conducting his research.
RTE's Crimeline anchorwoman launched the Net Nanny
which aims to help parents stop children viewing porn on the worldwide web.
Existing software programs, such as Net Nanny
, Cybersitter and Surfwatch, already enable people to block undesirable material on their own computers.