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Worried about pornography use in your home? 3 essential steps to prevention.

By Melanie Terry |

Many parents and spouses in today's world are worried about their families; there are a lot of opportunities for children to be exposed to offensive content on the Internet, and many spouses have a tragic history of pornography use or addiction.  So how do we guard our homes against this?  How do we help everyone to have safe use of the Internet for learning and recreation?...

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Brian's Story

By Brian McKellar |

 

Eric Terry and I with the help of my sister (Carmen Hawk), who is an extremely talented videographer, put this video together at the...

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I keep relapsing at work, what can I do?

By Brian McKellar |

Looking at Pornography at WorkI worked at this hotel for a year or so while I was in college. Sadley it became a place where I would relapse a lot because I was often alone and worked nights. The internet on the work computer was unrestricted and they had unrestricted WiFi for their guests. Also they had no employee policy about personal laptops at the work place, so a lot of us brought our own computers. Of...

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Is our product right for you?

By Melanie Terry |

Fingers crossedThe NetAngel filter was designed for a specific audience.  Namely, we are looking to help two groups of people.

  • Firstly, families.  We hope to help families protect their homes and prevent innocent children from getting hooked on pornography.
  • And secondly, addicts looking for help.  We hope that NetAngel can be a tool to assist those who are looking to break free from...
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Why did I get a notification?

By Melanie Terry |

Guy holding smartphoneYou just got your first notification text message.  Now, you might be wondering what to do next.  Some of you might even be panicking, wondering where you went wrong as a parent/spouse.  STOP.  Don’t panic.  There are many reasons you could have gotten that notification, and some of them do not include your child or spouse purposely looking for porn sites. The ...

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How to discuss text message notifications

By Melanie Terry |

Girl hiding face in front of laptopOne of the most unique features about the NetAngel filter is the instant alert system, which sends a text message notification if Internet content is blocked.  The purpose of the notifications is to bring the human element back into Internet use, making it the "First Human-Driven Internet Filter," as Brian indicated in his post, The History of NetAngel.  You are that human...

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History of NetAngel

By Brian McKellar |

Girl with tabletInternet filters don't do enough. The reason is you're trying to have a computer monitor and control what is right and wrong.  They do a pretty good job, they'll block a lot of big "bad" sites, but they always fall short of education. Sometimes I call NetAngel the "First Human Driven Internet Filter" because of its alerting system. Let me explain a little...

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