How To How to enable DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) in Firefox

balloonshark

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Interesting. Thanks for sharing.

Would this be necessary if someone uses opendns nameservers in their router?
 

Chiefcrowe

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As far as I could see, OpenDNS doesn't offer HTTPS DNS security. If it does then you wouldn't need to use the browser DNS setting since it would be at the router level.

But I think this is a good feature anyway in case you don't control your network/PC's DNS settings and want to have DNS queries encapsulated with HTTPS.
 

balloonshark

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Thanks. This is something I definitely hadn't heard of or even considered. It's worth a look considering our ISP's are getting more intrusive.
 

Chiefcrowe

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You're welcome! ISPs probably hold on to this info for years and use it to track you. Cloudflare's policy is to only save DNS logs for 1 day.

I've also had good luck using their mobile app 1.1.1.1 which you can find more information for here:
 

Chiefcrowe

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Firefox Will Soon Encrypt DNS Requests By Default

 

Chiefcrowe

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Also, I have noticed faster resolution speeds and page loading times after switching to their DNS servers from my computer and phone which is nice!
 

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