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    OpenNIC Alternatives

    OpenNIC is described as 'user-owned and controlled alternate network information center/alternative DNS root which lists itself as an alternative to ICANN and its registries' and is a DNS Resolver in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to OpenNIC for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Mac and Android. The best alternative is 1.1.1.1, which is free. Other great apps like OpenNIC are NextDNS, OpenDNS, DNSCrypt Protocol and NameCoin.

    OpenNIC is mainly a DNS Resolver but alternatives to it may also be Ad Blockers or Anti-Malware Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OpenNIC.
    This page was last updated May 20, 2022
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    1. 1.1.1.1 from CloudFlare is the fast and private way to browse the Internet. It is a public DNS resolver, but unlike most DNS resolvers, 1.1.1.1 is not selling user data to advertisers. The implementation of 1.1.1.1 makes it the fastest resolver out there.
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      NextDNS protects you from all kinds of security threats, blocks ads and trackers on websites and in apps and provides a safe and supervised Internet for kids — on all devices and on all networks.


    2. OpenDNS is the leading provider of security and infrastructure services that make the Internet safer through integrated Web content filtering, anti-phishing and DNS.
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      DNSCrypt is a protocol that authenticates communications between a DNS client and a DNS resolver. It prevents DNS spoofing. It uses cryptographic signatures to verify that responses originate from the chosen DNS resolver and haven't been tampered with.
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    3. Namecoin is a distributed domain name system based on the Bitcoin technology. Namecoin extends Bitcoin to add transactions for registering, updating and transferring domain names.


    4. Quad9 is a free, recursive, anycast DNS platform that provides end users robust security protections, high-performance, and privacy.
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    5. Google Public DNS is a free, global Domain Name System (DNS) resolution service, that you can use as an alternative to your current DNS provider.
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      Soon you'll be able to create your own private DNS server that will protect your personal data, block ads and trackers, and allow you to control access to specific Internet content.
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      SafeDNS provides sophisticated cloud-based and software solutions for web content filtering which increase users' safety online by blocking botnets, malware and phishing resources, filter out most advertising and content users consider inappropriate.
    6. No Renewal Fees for the domain names Blockchain domains are owned not rented.
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