An important part in browsing the web is to resolve human readable domain names into server IP addresses, so our requests reach the correct destinations. The Domain Name System (DNS) is like a phone book for the internet, resolvers look up the domain names and return the corresponding addresses. There are two major aspects to consider:
Some of the articles below discuss open and independent DNS services. For the sake of security and privacy, the used DNS service should at least be open and auditable; an important factor to consider for our everyday web surfing.