Have you tried Google’s Open-Public DNS?

Have you tried Google’s DNS?

Some morning Google announced that they’re now running a free DNS server for everyone to use.

So, these are the IP addresses of Google’s DNS server: and .

Interesting and unexpected.

Why? Obviously they get a lot of data — all the sites we’re visiting.

Have you tried it? If not, why not?
If so, how is it? They say it's faster -- is it?
They say they won't screw with it. Do you believe them?

FYI: I’m using it here on my LAN. Just changed the configuration of my router, so all my machines will start using their DNS.

You may also like to try OpenDNS,


Level3 operates fast public DNS servers on easy to remember IPs:


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