Time locking options also for admins (to prevent Internet abuse)

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    rotblitz

    Very creative, but.....

    "- A time locker where, for example, you can completely block all internet traffic during night and weekends."

    This is technically impossible.  OpenDNS as a DNS service cannot control your internet connection in any way at all, it can just block name resolution for domains.  Switching on and off internet connectivity is a pure local task, e.g. to be done by a router or modem, or a service to be offered by your ISP to block your internet connection at certain times.  So go back to your router's/modem's support or to your ISP to request this.

    "- Time settings for administrative access."

    What OpenDNS service are you thinking about?  Netgear routers with LPC enabled?  Again a router task, for Netgear in this case. 
    Other OpenDNS Home services do not have time based settings at all and will not have within foreseeing time, because this is covered by Netgear with LPC already.

    "he could set that Internet access would be blocked"

    But as said, not with OpenDNS.  This would be the local router/modem or ISP function.  Did you assume OpenDNS would be able to manipulate your internet connection in any way?  They are not!  They are just a recursive DNS service, if you know what this means.

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    bilgeboy

    given that the majority of parental controls on routers these days are  rubbish, the ability to enable /disable DNS instructions from a remote client would be a really good thing. I dont see why router manufacturers have such a problem with this, but having control of DNS instructions to me make pretty good sense.

    its not about controlling the connection with the ISP;  its pretty well what OpenDNS does anyway, regulating the use of the internet and having control over the use.

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    mattwilson9090

    What do you mean by "DNS instructions", let alone enabling/disabling them?

    OpenDNS (or any other DNS service for that matter) does not regulate the use of the internet or control how it's used. OpenDNS at it's core provides recursive DNS services, with a number of potential add-on options that govern how those DNS lookups are done, generally by preventing the lookup of domains that have been blocked in some way. It has absolutely no control over the internet connection or how it is used, that's something that is done at the local router/firewall level

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