Blocks websites owned by Newscorp.
What does this app do?
- Blocks websites owned and operated by News Corp
Ok cool! Which websites are blocked?
- The default setting blocks only news and publication sites but that can be customized on the options page.
And how is a site blocked?
- When the user opens a blocked site, a warning is displayed and the user is given an option to continue to the site.
Can the list of blocked sites be customized?
- The options page provides a full list of blocked sites which can be customized by the user. An initial list of blocked sites is set for you by default and consists of news and publication sites.
Sounds great but why should I install this app?
- Install this app to if you want to estimate News Corp's influence on your internet life, install it to make a statement to the Murdoch empire or install it because you've just had enough lies.
I'm a computer geek can I see the Source code?
Are there versions for other browsers?
- Yes. Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/murdoch-block/
Any other similar apps out there?
Try Murdoch Alert for Firefox if you want to be alerted when you visit a News Corp controlled page: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/MurdochAlert-details/
Version 1.3 the The UK Telegraph has been unblocked, thanks everyone for the information. It was supposed to be blocking http://www.newsspace.com.au/Sunday_Telegraph.