Yet another Quadruple DNS?
Brian at ampr.org
Thu Mar 29 14:01:59 UTC 2018
On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 09:38:09AM -0400, Izaac wrote:
> No, the real question is: why do you find it desirable to centralize a
> distributed service?
I believe that centralized DNS resolvers such as 188.8.131.52 are of
benefit to those folks who can't run their own recursive resolver
because of OS, hardware, or skill limitations, and yet do not trust
the ones provided by their ISPs.
I use 184.108.40.206 for my home desktop to avoid the interception of my
DNS queries by my cable company. I'd very much rather get an
NXDOMAIN than a connection to some web server that wants to offer
me a "helpful" web page, even when I'm running a non-web client
like ssh or 'dig'.
And I'd really like not to enrich my ISP's trove of information about
my browsing habits by them recording all my DNS lookups. Of course,
220.127.116.11 could be collecting that information, but they're in less
of a position to insert ads than my cableco is.
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