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Parental control

Mar 14, 2011

Parental control, also known as URL Filtering or web filtering software, is a term for software designed and optimized for controlling what content is permitted to children, especially when it is used to restrict material delivered over the Web. As rule, Parental control determines what content will be available for children in accordance with restrictions applied by a parent and helps parents to monitor the Internet activities of their children.

The motive is often to prevent children from viewing harmful Web content like phonographic, violation, drug, gambling and more. Some Parental control software includes time control functions that empowers parents to set the amount of time that child may spend accessing the Internet or playing games or other computer activities.

The professional Parental control software also does not allow children to change the settings or remove application from computer, provides report on any activity of the child on using internet and and allows the parent to monitor and manage:

  • Web sites that children visit;
  • computer usage of children;
  • social networking activities of children;
  • Internet search that children perform;
  • control access to computer games;
  • instant messaging activities of children;
  • prevent children from running specified or unknown programs;

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