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Another alternative to OpenDNS. Now to pick the lesser of two evils...

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DNS servers are below.

8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4

Anyone intend to use them? I've switched just to try them and out of curiosity. So far they are speedy.
 

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QUOTE said:
Why should you try Google Public DNS?

By using Google Public DNS you can:

* Speed up your browsing experience.
* Improve your security.
* Get the results you expect with absolutely no redirection.
So what's the catch?
 

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DeMoN said:
QUOTE said:
Why should you try Google Public DNS?

By using Google Public DNS you can:

* Speed up your browsing experience.
* Improve your security.
* Get the results you expect with absolutely no redirection.
So what's the catch?

You sell your soul to Google. I sold mine years ago, so I have nothing to lose.
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On a more serious note, I suppose they could track your usage, what sites you visit etc. That information must be worth money.
 

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I've got no real reason to use Google's DNS or OpenDNS. The DNS provided with my ISP is really good actually.
 

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DeMoN said:
QUOTE said:
Why should you try Google Public DNS?

By using Google Public DNS you can:

* Speed up your browsing experience.
* Improve your security.
* Get the results you expect with absolutely no redirection.
So what's the catch?
I doubt there is one. Google can make a lot of money in the long run by analyzing the web browsing patterns. DNS service for you, free research data for them.
 

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coolbho3000 said:
OpenDNS is getting me pings in the mid 20s while Google's DNS is getting me pings in the low 30s. OpenDNS it is
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Never thought of pinging them to see which responds better. I get on average about 33-34ms on both, which makes it that bit harder to choose.
 
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