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Old Sep 28, 2010, 07:43 AM   #1
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Any way to block an app's internet access?

Title says it all. Don't mention Little Snitch, because I need a free way.
Firewall doesn't seem to work either.

Is there any way?
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Old Sep 28, 2010, 07:46 AM   #2
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What about your router and the port settings?

What exact application do you want to stop?
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Old Sep 28, 2010, 07:47 AM   #3
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Little snitch is THE way to do it and the costs is not that much. I'd say its worth the price
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Old Sep 28, 2010, 07:54 AM   #4
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Why do you need to block its internet access?
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Old Sep 28, 2010, 09:37 AM   #5
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I need a free way
FWIW, have you tried if parental controls can do what you want ?

system preferences > parental controls.
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Old Sep 28, 2010, 01:42 PM   #6
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cant you just use the firewall settings in the system preferences panel?
go there, then go to security, then go to firewall, advanced. add the program you want to block and click block connections to do it.
this is on snow leopard, i dont know what you have...

EDIT: just noticed you said firewall doesnt work either. sorry =)
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Old Sep 28, 2010, 05:55 PM   #7
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how do you turn off Little Snitch? Or delete it completely?

I don't have it, I'm trying to help someone get rid of it.
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how do you turn off Little Snitch? Or delete it completely?
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How can I uninstall Little Snitch?
Open the Little Snitch Installer application and click the Uninstall button. If you donít have the Installer available on your computer anymore, you can re-download it from our Download Page.
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Old Sep 28, 2010, 06:07 PM   #9
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Old Sep 28, 2010, 06:15 PM   #10
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Title says it all. Don't mention Little Snitch, because I need a free way.
Firewall doesn't seem to work either.

Is there any way?
You can use little snitch to block itself for free.
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