LookSmart Adds Porn-Free Search to Net Nanny

Looksmart has integrated web search into its NetNanny 5.1 web filtering software. The search engine is based on a LookSmart-powered search index, presumably drawing from the Wisenut crawler the company purchased several years ago.

Those of you needing filtering software may want to try a test drive with the free 15 day trial. Before you do, be sure to read Walt Mossberg's recent review comparing NetNanny, CyberPatrol and FilterLogix. According to Mossberg, "Net Nanny failed to block some blatantly inappropriate Web pages, so we can't recommend it."