A watershed for the internet…Mediawatch-UK will be pleased…Sky Broadband introduces option for parents to automatically set times of day when internet website blocking is in force

Posted: 13 November, 2014 in Internet Blocking
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Sky TV Sky’s Broadband Shield parental controls tool now lets families set timers for content blocking.The content blocks applying to all devices in the home, gives parents the choice between three pre-defined censorship levels based on ages ratings, PG, 13 and 18.

Parents were always able to switch between the three categories at will but the new Watershed tool means that settings don’t have to be manually changed; timers can be applied so that the PG or 13 setting is in place during the day hours with the 18 setting coming on after bedtime. The tool can also enforce blocking levels selected for homework hours.

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