Is the Netgear live Parental Controls going away?
I use Netgear live Parental Controls which uses https://netgear.opendns.com/.
If I try using https://dashboard.opendns.com/ my controls don't seem to go through.
I came back from Spring Break and found the same issue. (as of April 7). My whitelist and blacklist and schedule is still in effect but I can not login to the old interface and make any changes. So it "works" but in mode of no changes possible.
The huge problem is that the replacement "product" I am nudged to use now - does not support blocking of categories by time. E.g., Youtube allowed for 1 hour in the evening and blocked all other hours.
I am using Netgear R6250 and was super happy until April 1 2021.
Can you please share on what your new 2021 plan (as parent) is? I will try to stay away from monthly fees and try to go for router with open firmware in it ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_router_firmware_projects )
this is the official wording of the website
Live Parental Control service based on OpenDNS will no longer be supported on NETGEAR devices as of December 31, 2021 due to challenges in maintaining the product and low usage. Effective April 1st, 2021 NETGEAR will remove support for Live Parental Controls from the NETEGAR genie app and from updated versions of their firmware.
Customers can continue to use OpenDNS for content and security filtering by directly setting up an account at
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