Accountability Resources

X3Watch Free – X3watch is a free accountability software program helping with online integrity. Whenever you browse the Internet and access a site, which may contain questionable material, the program will record the site name, time, and date the site was visited. A person of your choice (an accountability partner) will receive an email containing all possible questionable sites you may have visited within the month. There is also a paid version which provides many more features and support. You can find that here

Covenant Eyes Internet Accountability Software – Covenant Eyes Internet Accountability differs from filtering in that it doesn’t block any websites you visit. Instead, it monitors all the sites you visit and sends a report to your Accountability Partner.

Covenant Eyes Filtering Software – Free installation on up to 5 Windows computers. This means that you can have Filtering on all the computers in your home, keeping you and your family safe no matter which one you use. .

Covenant Eyes Mobile Solutions – Covenant Eyes offers an Internet browser for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, which you would use in place of Safari. This browser is not filtered, but simply monitors everywhere you go online, rating each Web address for mature content. This information is included in your regular Accountability Report.

K9 Web Protection – K9 Web Protection is a free Internet filter and parental control software for your home Windows or Mac computer. K9 puts YOU in control of the Internet so you can protect your kids.  I’ve been using K9 personally for the past few months, and can’t say enough good things about it.

Net Nanny Net Nanny can block not only pornography, but hate sites, questionable chat rooms and other dangers of the Internet. You can configure Net Nanny to block online game and gambling sites, and even make it so your children can only install and play computer games with parental ratings that you deem appropriate.

Safe Eyes – Safe Eyes Parental Control Software Includes: Content Controls – Flexible content control allows you to select the types of website that are appropriate. Program Controls – Control Instant Messengers, P2P File Sharing, and other harmful programs. Time Controls – Control the amount of time spent online, and the times when the internet is available. Usage Logging – Create and review logs of websites visited, programs used on the Internet, and Instant Messaging Chats. Usage Alerts – Be notified instantly via email, text message, or phone call when someone visits inappropriate websites.

Cyber Patrol – The Internet can be a great resource for families, businesses and educators. Unfortunately, it also contains things that are inappropriate or even dangerous. Whether its offensive web sites, cyberbullies or maybe just ‘too much Internet’ CyberPatrol gives you the tools you need. We have led the way in Parental Controls software for fifteen years and continue to look for new and better ways to protect people online in the home, office, and school or library.

This is not an exhaustive list of resources for accountability and content filtering by any means. These are simply some of the tools that we are featuring. Some of these solutions are paid, and others are free. If you would like to see a comparison chart and software reviews, be sure to check out this link.

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