Windows Live Family Security

“With Family Safety, you decide how your kids experience the Internet. Limit searches, monitor and block or allow websites, and decide who your kids can communicate with in Windows Live Spaces, Messenger, or Hotmail.”  Windows Live Family Security website.

You can find out more about Windows Live Family Security at:

Mac or PC  PC
Age categories  Yes
Blocks inappropriate websites  Yes
Blocks Instant Messaging  Yes
Blocks chat rooms  Yes
Blocks Sending of personal information (name, address etc)  No
Cannot be uninstalled even under Administrator user  No
Blocks access at pre-determined times/after number of hours  No
Automatic Updates  No
Provides Reports for Parents  Yes
Compatible with Ivanhoe IT Network  Yes