Ever wondered about adding a web filter or parental controls to your home PC(s) to keep your children from visiting inappropriate web sites? Or have you dismissed them since “any smart kid can get around filters with a few clicks?” Here’s a recent review of 9 popular web filters, their filtering accuracy and security, including testing if they can still be bypassed by “a kid who knows his way around a computer.”

If you are considering using a web filter, or are currently doing so, you will probably find this article helpful since it just finished independently testing and rating the current version of nine commercial web filtering packages. Each is rated on a 5 star basis, plus the full review of each package is also available for those who like details.  The article:

GetParentalControls.org Internet Filtering Review Roundup

I found this article on Twitter from @DailyParentTip and @ShapingYouth