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Google Launches Public DNS Service

Today Google announced the launch of its own public DNS resolver called Google Public DNS - claimed as part of the company’s effort to “make the web faster”. Google product manager, Prem Ramaswami, writes: “As people begin to use Google Public DNS, we plan to share what we learn with the broader web community and other DNS providers, to improve the browsing experience for Internet users globally. The goal of Google Public DNS is to benefit users worldwide while also helping the tens of thousands of DNS resolvers improve their services, ultimately making the web faster for everyone.”

Updates:  UPDATED Dec 10, 2009 1:24 AM PST
DNS Resolvers and You David J. Meier, Securosis Blog, Dec.9.2009
On Google's Public DNS Service Cricket Liu, Infoblox, Dec.6.2009
Is Google Public DNS safe? Look at the source ports InternetNews, Dec.04.2009
Some thoughts on Google DNS David Ulevitch, OpenDNS Founder, Dec.03.2009
Google Public DNS service not ideal for everyone Ars Technica, Dec.03.2009

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