7606124 story How Does the New Google DNS Perform? (and Why?) 275 Posted by CmdrTaco on Monday December 07, 2009 @11:17AM from the all-your-data-are-belong-to-me dept. Tarinth writes "Google just announced its new Google DNS platform. Many have viewed this as a move to increase ad revenue, or maybe capture more data. This article explores those questions, as well as the actual benchmarking results for Google DNS — showing that it is faster than many, but not nearly as fast as many others." We also recently discussed security implications of the Google Public DNS.