Site Blocker?

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  1. Reznik

    Reznik New Member

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    I need a program that can block sites and sub-sites (like news.google.com). I don't want them to be accessible on my computer.

    I use firefox. Any help OT-CandP?

    thanks !
     
  2. pyehac

    pyehac if she's old enough to cross the street, she's old

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    google "hosts file"
     
  3. EvilSS

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    Check your router. Many have the ability to block sites.
     
  4. Kieffer87

    Kieffer87 Orly OT Supporter

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    My buddy has a shop and when friends would come up they would always go on facebook and myspace. So we edited the hosts file and it worked great, however if you click on a link from say an email then it lets them by. Just keep that in mind. Otherwise it works flawlessly for the average user.
     
  5. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    :confused: If it lets them by when you click a link in an email, your hosts file must not have the host in it that's used in the link. Should be fixable, although possibly tricky for sites that use a cluster of servers.

    That said, yeah, hosts file is probably the best option.
     
  6. Reznik

    Reznik New Member

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    Does the hosts file block sub-sites too?
     
  7. retorq

    retorq What up bitch??

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