DNS-over-HTTPS will eventually roll out in all major browsers, despite ISP opposition

    Date08 Nov 2019
    CategoryPrivacy
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Dns Over Https

    All six major browser vendors have plans to support DNS-over-HTTPS (or DoH), a protocol that encrypts DNS traffic and helps improve a user's privacy on the web. Learn more about this protocol, which is already present in all major browsers, that users love and ISPs hate in an interesting ZDNet article: 

    The DoH protocol has been one of the year's hot topics. It's a protocol that, when deployed inside a browser, it allows the browser to hide DNS requests and responses inside regular-looking HTTPS traffic.

    Doing this makes a user's DNS traffic invisible to third-party network observers, such as ISPs. But while users love DoH and have deemed it a privacy boon, ISPs, networking operators, and cyber-security vendors hate it.

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