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August 16, 2012 1:31 AM   Subscribe

Suggestions for internet-blocking software for OS X 10.8 wanted; alternatives to Freedom and Anti Social.

In trying to manage my metafilter and other internet addiction, I was using Freedom and Anti Social. Both seem not to work under 10.8: I can still access "blocked" sites. Any other suggestions? I like the "timed" aspect of the blocking software, rather than a more permanent block.
posted by FrereKhan to Computers & Internet (3 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
 
Not sure if it's been upgraded for 10.8, but you may want to try Self Control.
posted by Kevtaro at 3:59 AM on August 16, 2012 [1 favorite]


Leechblock is a Firefox plugin. I haven't used it on 10.8 myself but it might be worth a shot. It does a good job with timing your internet usage.
posted by no regrets, coyote at 7:51 AM on August 16, 2012


Self Control is no good once you realize that you can bypass it by running down the timer by manually setting the computer clock forward.
posted by tetracycline at 5:07 PM on August 16, 2012


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