Blocking websites? On a Mac? Anybody?

I want to block some websites on a Mac. We use Firefox 3, on Mac OS X 10.5. Any suggestions?

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gmxx8 years ago
yea...
go https://www.opendns.com/start/device/apple-osx-leopard

and follow the rest of the wizard.

you can then sign into the control panel and create a blocked sites list
AdelaS1 year ago

I use Aobo Filter for Mac to block website on my Mac Leopard.
http://www.internet-filter-mac.com/

stuffman8 years ago
If you only have a handful of websites to block, just redirect them using the hosts file. Basically you just tell your computer to go to the IP you've specified (usually 127.0.0.1-a loopback)

Here's an Apple knowledgebase article on how to edit the hosts file. The end result will look like this:

127.0.0.1 localhost
127.0.0.1 nakedchicks.com
127.0.0.1 hotgilfs.com
127.0.0.1 randygrannies.com

:0P
memyselfand1 (author)  stuffman8 years ago
if those are real websites, i am deeply concerned.
NachoMahma8 years ago
its a lion8 years ago
Maybe this add-on for Firefox?
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3145

I don't have a Mac, so not much help there; and Firefox uses the windows host file to block websites on a PC.