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    Free K9 Web Protection Alternatives

    The best free alternative to K9 Web Protection is Pi-hole, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to K9 Web Protection and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to K9 Web Protection are NextDNS (Freemium), Pluckeye (Free Personal), Squid (Free, Open Source) and OpenDNS (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 15, 2022
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    1. Block ads for all your devices without the need to install client-side software. The Pi-hole blocks ads at the DNS-level, so all your devices are protected.
      Pi-hole vs K9 Web Protection opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Pi-hole does not have content filtering like K9 Web Protection did where you could have it scan the contents of a web page for a keyword and block if it matched.
      Negative comment 7 months ago

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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • Chrome OS
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      • UC Browser
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Yandex.Browser
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      NextDNS protects you from all kinds of security threats, blocks ads and trackers on websites and in apps and provides a safe and supervised Internet for kids — on all devices and on all networks.


    2. Pluckeye is a filter that bolsters self-control on the Internet.
      Pluckeye vs K9 Web Protection opinions
      Most users think Pluckeye is a great alternative to K9 Web Protection.
      Ern1e Genius concept! And possible without external help. Can be self-administrated.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator.
    3. OpenDNS is the leading provider of security and infrastructure services that make the Internet safer through integrated Web content filtering, anti-phishing and DNS.


    4. It will aid in protecting your family from inappropriate websites, blocking them automatically.
    5. FamilyShield, powered by OpenDNS, blocks adult websites from home computers for free, with no software to install.

      Discontinued

      Not a separate product anymore, it's now part of the OpenDNS offer.

      FamilyShield vs K9 Web Protection opinions
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      Does not work with ipv6, only ipv4.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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    6. NxFilter is a freeware web filtering software controlling user activity on Internet. You can monitor Internet usage in your network and block user request for websites with NxFilter.
      Some users think NxFilter is a great alternative to K9 Web Protection, some don't.
      • FreemiumProprietary
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      Kaspersky Safe Kids includes an app for your child and a parent app which get connected via your My Kaspersky account
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    7. CleanBrowsing is a family and kid-safe way to browse the web without surprises. It Automatically blocks adult content, while still allowing Google, Youtube, Bing and the core of the web to load safely. Easy setup in 5 minutes with nothing to install.
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