[opendns.com] Was Running DNS Locally

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at utahpython.org
Tue Dec 11 09:28:05 MST 2007


On 12/11/07, Steve <smorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> A few people have mentioned opendns.com as a solution.
> What would be the advantages and disadvantages of going with opendns?

advantage: more reliable than your isp's

disadvantage: their business plan seems weak.  they probably won't be
around forever.

> It looks like they have "adult content blocking" who makes the
> decision as to what is "adult" content?  Is the adult content
> filtering mandatory?

no.  you can just point your machine/router to their servers and you
just get raw dns.

-Jonathan



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