Pornography, hacking, illegal downloads…. No matter what the reason (and there are MANY) you want to content filter your Internet watch as I test a few DNS Filter services. What is DNS Filtering? Instead of having a content filter on premise when you DNS filter you force all your DNS queries through a provider that matches the queries against their set of blacklists. Simple, clean, and removes a piece of hardware that is just an additional point of failure!

!!–**Norton ConnectSafe is for home users.**–!!

From the Norton site:

Norton ConnectSafe is a free service that provides a first layer of defense by blocking unsafe sites automatically.

Fast and Simple to Get Started
Choose from three levels of protection. No complicated rules or settings.

Blocks Unwanted Content
Norton ConnectSafe helps keep your kids safe from Web sites with undesirable content. Norton ConnectSafe blocks inappropriate content in 23 different languages.

No Software to Install
Norton ConnectSafe is a cloud-based service and does not require any software or hardware installation. Norton ConnectSafe is free for non-commercial use.


Come back for the tutorial on how to configure your EdgeRouter to use this service!

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