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PresetsChildPre-TeenTeenAdultDescription
Network
Bandwidth &
Downloads
Some
Allowed
Some
Allowed
All
Allowed
All
Allowed
Sites that offer downloads or audio/video streaming services, or other high-demand applications
Internet Radio
and TV
AllowAllowAllowAllowSites that primarily provide streaming radio or TV
programming; excludes sites that provide other kinds
of streaming content
Streaming Media
/ MP3
AllowAllowAllowAllowSites that offer streaming video or audio content without radio or TV programming; sites that provide music or video downloads, such as MP3 or AVI files
Ringtones /
Mobile Phone
Downloads
BlockAllowAllowAllowSites that provide content for mobile devices, including ringtones, games, or videos
Software
Downloads
BlockBlockAllowAllowSites dedicated to providing free, trial, or paid software downloads
Peer-to-PeerBlockBlockAllowAllowSites that provide information about or software for sharing and transferring files within a peer-to-peer (P2P) network
Proxy Avoidance
& Anonymizers
BlockBlockBlockAllowSites which can be used to circumvent proxy servers and web filtering systems, or make Internet activity anonymous or untraceable, including sites that provide tools for those purposes
Sharing ServicesBlockAllowAllowAllowSites that enable sharing of files and other content
Web HostingBlockAllowAllowAllowSites of organizations that provide top-level domains
or web hosting services
Dynamic DNSAllowAllowAllowAllowSites that utilize dynamic DNS host services to map their domain names to dynamic IP address
Internet
Infrastructure
AllowAllowAllowAllowContent servers, image servers, or sites used to
gather, process, and present data and data analysis,
including web analytics tools and network monitors
AdvertisementAll
Blocked
All
Blocked
Some
Allowed
All
Allowed
Sites created to make money from advertising and/or pay to surf
Web
Advertisement
BlockBlockAllowAllowSites dedicated to displaying advertisements, including sites used to display banner or popup ads
Made for AdSenseBlockBlockBlockAllowSites that use scraped or copied content to pollute
search engines with redundant and generally
unwanted results
Pay to SurfBlockBlockBlockAllowSites that compensate users who view certain
websites, email messages, or advertisements or users
who click links or respond to surveys
Adult TopicsAll
Blocked
All
Blocked
Some
Allowed
All
Allowed
Sexual, harmful or illicit content, including
pornography, substance use, violence and strong
topics
Adult / Mature
Content
BlockBlockBlockAllowSites with profane or vulgar content generally
considered inappropriate for minors; includes sites
that offer erotic content or ads for sexual services,
but excludes sites with sexually explicit images
PornographyBlockBlockBlockAllowSites with sexually explicit imagery designed for
sexual arousal, including sites that offer sexual
services
NudityBlockBlockBlockAllowSites showing nude or partially nude images that are generally considered artistic, not vulgar or
pornographic
Sex EducationBlockBlockAllowAllowSites with or without explicit images that discuss
reproduction, sexuality, birth control, sexually transmitted disease, safe sex, or coping with sexual trauma
Intimate Apparel
/ Swimsuit
BlockBlockAllowAllowSites that sell swimsuits or intimate apparel with
images of models wearing them
TastelessBlockBlockBlockAllowSites with content that is gratuitously offensive and
shocking; includes sites that show extreme forms of
body modification or mutilation and animal cruelty
Alcohol / TobaccoBlockBlockBlockAllowSites that promote, sell, or provide information about
alcohol or tobacco products
MarijuanaBlockBlockBlockAllowSites that discuss the cultivation, use, or preparation of marijuana, or sell related paraphernalia
Illegal DrugsBlockBlockBlockAllowSites that promote, glamorize, supply, sell, or explain how to use illicit or illegal intoxicants
Illegal /
Questionable
BlockBlockBlockAllowSites that promote and discuss how to perpetrate
nonviolent crimes, including burglary, fraud, intellectual property theft, and plagiarism; includes
sites that sell plagiarized or stolen materials
GamblingBlockBlockBlockAllowSites that promote or provide information on gambling, including online gambling sites
Violence / Hate /
Racism
BlockBlockBlockAllowSites that promote hate and violence; includes sites
that espouse prejudice against a social group,
extremely violent and dangerous activities,
mutilation and gore, or the creation of destructive devices
WeaponsBlockBlockAllowAllowSites about weapons, including their accessories and use; excludes sites about military institutions or sites that discuss weapons as sporting or recreational
equipment
AbortionBlockBlockAllowAllowSites that promote, encourage, or discuss abortion, including sites that cover moral or political views on abortion
Personals /
Dating
BlockBlockBlockAllowSites that help visitors establish relationships,
including sites that provide singles listings, matchmaking, or dating services
Untested
Websites
All AllowedAll AllowedAll AllowedAll AllowedSites we haven't tested or classified yet.  The internet is a huge place, and we haven’t seen everything.  By allowing Untested Websites, you make sure we’ll see it once you do.  We’ll take a look and then add it to our filters
Malicious
Websites
All
Blocked
All
Blocked
All
Blocked
All
Blocked
We highly recommend to keep this setting “Blocked”; types of malicious websites include coin miners, scam, ransomware, phishing, spyware, disease vector, potentially inappropriate software, malware accomplice, malicious domain, hacking

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