i need to change my DNS provider...

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  1. migles
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    my router is configured with the ISP default dns, and they are blocking off websites (torrents)

    i know google has a dns but i am not confortable to use theirs..
    i wanted an alternatives, i heard about opendns, is it good and reliable?
    do you gbatempers choose your dns server?
     
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    Just use 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.6.6, these are Google's.
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    don't want to use google's :(
     
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    I forgot
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    There's no reason not to use Google's at all, unless you're a paranoid child.

    As for other DNS servers, there are tons of options like OpenDNS, but I would suggest downloading Namebench to test a good amount, to see which is fastest and most reliable for your connection.
     
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    Are you sure your ISP is using DNS blocking and not something a bit more advanced?

    But yeah the alt free DNS market is pretty much opendns or google.