[clug] Using speedier public DNS for Internet browsing?

Hal Ashburner hal.ashburner at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 18:14:37 MST 2010

On 17/02/2010 12:10 PM, Andrew Janke wrote:
>> I don't know how much of a performance boost you'll get from it.
> Small. But noticeable.  What I do like is the ability to do this:
> address=/doubleclick.net/
> and other malicious/annoying domains so that the non-educated kiddie
> users who tend to just "click away to make it happen" don't get to
> places they shouldn't or install things they shouldn't.
> I have at times also pointed dnsmaq at various publicly available blacklists

That's not a bad idea. How do you decide on a blacklist? What are the 
issues that mean you don't use a public blacklist anymore? What do you 
use instead? Anything else?


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