Summary #984

ISPs want to spy on your internet usage, and Google is trying to protect you from it

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  • Tech giants, including Google, are fighting with Internet Service Providers over all of the internet users’ rights to a secure DNS.
  • The DNS is the first step in connecting a user to the website she wants to view, and it’s also the least secure step, where ISP’s can easily spy on their users.
  • Google and Firefox are advocating that users should be able to at least choose a secure DNS, but the ultimate goal is to make it the standard.

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