I actually had a little think about this today - coincidently Google
have also just launched an operating system that relies upon the
Internet to do almost everything.
Still think their own DNS system is a surprise?
Working with the DNS system on a daily basis (bane of my life, in
fact) I can safely say that if I had full control over the caching and
results served to the operating system using them, I'd have a much
happier time delivering services to my users. Not to mention how awful
ISP-run DNS servers can be - particularly the ISP-wannabe, mobile
Therefore a bloody smart move, if you think about it. :)
(And really, we need a bit of a shake-up; DNSSEC won't adopt itself
without one, or more big companies behind it.)
Quoting Adam Egan <adam.egan(a)gmail.com>:
Good idea really. I mean, I use OpenDNS sometimes.. so I would
that this is just another tarted up DNS service.. Useful if you're
their stance is on collecting usage data etc :)
2009/12/6 Jon Nihill <jonothon.nihill(a)gmail.com>:
> Useful if your isp dns servers are a bit rubbish maybe? Enough people
> keep an eye on my surfing these days does it really matter what google do?
> Kevanf1 wrote:
>> Anybody else seen this:
>> Are there any real advantages to it? Bearing in mind that Google will
>> have an even closer eye on your surfing habits....
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