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Snowy1234

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Hi. First time posting here, so apologies if I'm breaking protocols.

I have a customer with a cafe and kids are using his internet to stream/download porn, and other customers aren't happy. He wants me to stop the ability to download porn from now on.
I've found a text list of thousands of the most active porn sites workdwide, and it's a big list.
Firstly, is this a good way for me to proceed?

Secondly, if it's yes, what router allows me to paste the list in to the blocker?
Thanks for your patience..
 
There are none I know of and it's not a good approach.

Better to use a product with Parental control that keeps the list updated.
Take a look at OpenDNS. It can work with any router.

Be advised that no parental control service is 100% effective.
 
I would suggest an Asus router running RMerlin's firmware or one of the forks thereof as a start.

(RT-AC1900P from Best Buy or the RT-AC3100 are the currently recommended, by me, routers 'worth' buying, from all available consumer routers when 'all' aspects have been taken into consideration).

Then, use AB-Solutions by our very own thelonelycoder.

http://www.ab-solution.info/

http://www.snbforums.com/threads/ab-solution-2-0-is-out-v2-0-1.34530/


The next version (2.1) is really going to be a click and install affair (no 'coding' experience needed). :)
 
If I'm not mistaken, he can add the sites he wants blocked to the list.
 
I agree with Tim Higgins' advice - better to use a DNS based solution, as this is more comprehensive and updated more often than a local blacklist would be...
 
Asus's recent routers are also a good choice here, as Trend Micro's URL classification is an excellent service that is also used to power their business security suites. You can configure Parental Control to block a variety of website categories, and the list is powered by Trend Micro's backend. This can be a good alternative (or even better, a good complement) to OpenDNS/Norton DNS.
 
use AB-Solutions by our very own thelonelycoder.
Not really good advice in this, would rather go with the OpenDNS solution

then just change DNS on wan to
  • 208.67.222.123
  • 208.67.220.123
some might slip thru the cracks but 99% will be blocked and as RMerlin said trend micro also offers and additional layer that helps filter out
 
That fantastic advice from all. I really appreciate it.

I'll feedback once implemented.
Thanks again.

I have to apologize to Snowy1234 (I was a little rushed when I replied in post 3). :)

Of course I recommend the DNS based solutions suggested by others, including the excellent Trend Micro options that current Asus routers offer.

My suggestion of using AB-Solutions was in addition to any DNS (or other) based solution for the easy ability of including or excluding websites with ease.

An Asus router with RMerlin firmware (or the forks thereof) along with AiProtection options enabled, including DNS based filtering and with AB-Solutions installed make a formidable combination. Using most other networks without such implementations leave one wanting, to be sure. :)
 
An Asus router with RMerlin firmware (or the forks thereof) along with AiProtection options enabled

AiProtection isn't available on the current forks.
 
with openDNS you need to create an account and select it to be blocked specifically. Since most have dynamic IPs you will need to use a script to update your openDNS account with your IP.
 
with openDNS you need to create an account and select it to be blocked specifically. Since most have dynamic IPs you will need to use a script to update your openDNS account with your IP.

You can also use their Family Shield nameservers, which are pre-configured to block adult content.
 
with openDNS you need to create an account and select it to be blocked specifically. Since most have dynamic IPs you will need to use a script to update your opendns account with your IP.

I use dnsomatic.com to perform this function for some sites I support. dnsomatic will notify opendns.com when the dynamic ISP WAN IP address changes. The dnsomatic config is done on the DDNS tab. I like the stats that opendns.com offers. Fairly easy to setup. Ping me if you need help with the config.
 

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