[SATLUG] OpenDNS...

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Jun 6 01:45:02 CDT 2008


Don Crowder wrote:

> Brad, you've said this before but I haven't enough technical acumen to 
> follow your argument.
> 
> I submit that Verizon is trying to feed me sponsored links on URL errors 
> but, as annoying as it is, I don't have to click on any of them.  I can 
> (and do) merely hit my back button and try again.  Am I correct in 
> assuming that you feel this minor annoyance is preferable to trusting 
> OpenDNS?

I'll answer for Brad.  He is saying that OpenDNS is a security weakness and that 
it would be better to run your own caching name server.  (We can talk about how 
to do that later.)

If you are annoyed, then fix it.  If not, don't.  That's the power of Linux. 
You choose, not someone else.

   -- Bruce



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