Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Everyone knows that Google DNS was released this week, the basic logic was clear: Google has a vested interest in the internet being fast, and so they want to offer a free public utility to help it be faster.
Of course, some were doubtful. OpenDNS, probably the company that has the most to loose by this decision, responded quickly. Some questioned it’s security, while others pointed out that Google gains a lot more than you might think by serving DNS: it would now know everywhere you were going, regardless of whether you went through Google Search or whether the site had Google Analytics installed.
OpenDNS was the undisputed solution to slow DNS earlier.