A newly proposed privacy-friendly DNS protocol

luty 27, 2021 22:09

Cloudflare announced support for a new proposed DNS standard called Oblivious DNS-over-HTTPS (ODoH). The protocol, co-authored by engineers from Cloudflare, Apple, and Fastly, works by adding a layer of public key encryption, as well as a network proxy between clients and DoH servers such as The combination of these two added elements guarantees that only the user has access to both the DNS messages and their own IP address at the same time. Cloudflare claims that the protocol shouldn’t cause any significant changes to browsing speed while vastly improving DNS privacy at the same time.

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