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==Filtering Ports==
AAISP don't block any ports on the Internet services we provide, we do suggest that customers use FireWallsfirewalls to protect their networks.
 
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==Network Cache==
 
==No Network CacheCaches==
AAISP don't run any http proxies or caches.
 
==No Filtering Web Pages==
We support the IWFsIWF’s efforts to take down websites at source.
 
There isare lots of software and hardware solutions available for people to filter their web browsing from their side of the network - ege.g. hardware firewalls or proxies with content filters, or software installed on individual computers, or even using third-party services. Below are some suggestions. (These are only linked for your information, we cannot endorse these products/services, and cannot vouch for their quality or effectiveness)
 
Here are some suggestions for filtering web pages on your own network (this isn't a comprehensive list):
*[http://www.opendns.com OpenDNS] have a parental control service where you simply change the DNS servers you use to get a level of filtering/protection
*A good starting point is the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_safety Wikipedia Internet Safety] page
*[http://www.opendns.com OpenDNS] have a parental control service
*[http://dansguardian.org/ Dans Guardian] is a content filter server
*[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/foxfilter/ Fox Filter] is a plugin for the Firefox web browser and for [https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/foxfilter-the-content-fil/nopeodilnmhhlfageeohjojginlgeljk Chrome].
*[http://www1.k9webprotection.com K9 Webprotection] is software for various devices to filter internet activity
*[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/foxfilter/ Fox Filter] is a plugin for the Firefox web browser and for [https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/foxfilter-the-content-fil/nopeodilnmhhlfageeohjojginlgeljk Chrome].
*There are other commercial solutions, eg from Symantec, Barracuda, Microsoft and many more etc, your browser or operating system may already have some level of filtering available.
*[http://dansguardian.org/ Dans Guardian] is a content filter server which you'd install and maintain on your own network
 
*There are other commercial solutions, ege.g. from Symantec, Barracuda, Microsoft and many more etc., your browser or operating system may already have some level of filtering available. Still be careful when using filtering systems, as there is probably not one that can 100% guarantee its effectiveness.
 
==General Internet Safety==
*A good starting point is the government’s [https://www.getsafeonline.org Get Safe Online] site and the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_safety Wikipedia Internet Safety] page
*Also see [https://www.safetydetective.com/blog/parents-guide-for-safe-youtube-and-internet-streaming-for-kids parents guide for safe youtube+streaming]
 
=More Information=
Please see these pages on the main AA websitealso:
*[httphttps://www.aa.net.uk/kb-broadband/real-unfilteredinternet Real internet connection.html aa.net.uk/kb-broadband-unfilteredUncensored.html]
*[http://revk.www.me.uk/2013/06/should-isps-be-doing-more-to-block.html Blog post, Should ISPs be doing more to block harmful content]
 
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