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Google Public DNS Aims to Speed Up Your Browsing
Quote: Originally Posted by lifehacker.com
Google today launched a new, free DNS service—called Google Public DNS—aimed at making your web browsing experience even faster. Here's how it works:
For those of you who are unfamiliar with DNS (and it's cool if you are—as long as DNS is working, most people never need to know what's going on), Google offers an explanation:
Most of us aren't familiar with DNS because it's often handled automatically by our Internet Service Provider (ISP), but it provides an essential function for the web. You could think of it as the switchboard of the Internet, converting easy-to-remember domain names - e.g., Google - into the unique Internet Protocol (IP) numbers - e.g., 22.214.171.124 - that computers use to communicate with one another.
Google Public DNS in Google code: http://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/
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