I just wanted to take some time and share a few testimonies from our customers. It is always so encouraging to read these: One man from Ohio writes, “There are many companies who attempt to put a ‘band-aid’ on the evils available on the Internet. Then there is Covenant Eyes! In a day when many of us rely on the Internet in our day to day activities, it is refreshing to find a company like Covenant Eyes.” Another man comments about the victory he has experienced since installing Covenant Eyes: “The internet is no longer a trap for me, and … Continue reading →
Recently, I explained the idea behind Covenant Eyes accountability software. The response I received was “That’s creepy.” This is a typical response. The idea of a detailed Internet-usage report being sent to designated accountability partners sounds like a subplot from 1984. Big Brother is watching you. What benefit does accountability of this type have? Why would anyone endorse* such a program.
We get a lot of suggestions here at Covenant Eyes. We try to answer every email we get with a personal reply, including suggestions. So for those who have submitted suggestions, I thought you might be interested to hear how they are handled. Suggestions from Covenant Eyes members have been one of our greatest tools in development of the program. Really, some of our best features started out as a suggestion from a member. One of the best examples of this is how, over the years, various tech-oriented people have found ways of circumventing the program. Fortunately, they let us … Continue reading →
by Zach Spencer Well, the crazy men in their lab coats in the back room of our offices have done it again. After much smoke, explosions, and general riffraff from the back room, Covenant Eyes 4.2.7 was released, fully forged, onto the denizens of earth. Sorry, I happen to love Tolkien… Here are some of the updates to 4.2.7! Added proxy support for the filter! Now people with proxies can use the filter without a problem! Fixed Vista Auto-update issues. Now you can properly update Covenant Eyes in Vista. Fixed an issue with Connecting to Covenant Eyes using Secure Socket … Continue reading →
I had the opportunity to take a survey of a select group a few months ago, and I think the results are interesting. The group consisted of over 2000 staff members of an established worldwide evangelical ministry. I was able to get enough of the attendees to fill out the survey (nearly 10%) that the results are probably representative of the group.