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Re: Open DNS

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Jason Edwards schreef:
> Hey guys,
> I read an article from LH this morning about the OpenDNS service.
> http://tinyurl.com/24y2cn
> http://www.opendns.com/
> Can I use this with Tor? Will that void any anonymity provided by Tor?
> Forgive me if this is a stupid question.
> Jay

I'm not too sure... their privacy policy is not too convincing in my
opinion ( http://www.opendns.com/privacy/ ) and it's also a commercial
(for profit) organization.

Besides, if it's the shortcuts you like: Firefox already has those built
in... ( http://www.mozilla.org/docs/end-user/keywords.html )

This is all aside from whether you could use this with Tor. As far as I
know you should be able to use OpenDNS with Tor, since DNS lookups are
still not performed by Tor by default and have to be manually routed
through Tor. (
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor_(anonymity_network)#DNS_leaks )

Still, I'd never use OpenDNS because of the possible or at least
theoretical unneeded privacy risk and the fact that keyword shortcuts
are already present in Firefox. But that's just my two cents.

Ater Atrocitas
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