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Why You Should Always Use Free Public DNS

Today’s Incident of Facebook not opening in India made one thing clear: You cannot rely on default DNS of your ISP. Following ISPs were observed to block Facebook: MTNL BSNL Tikona Reliance Airtel Earlier, Indian Govt had requested Facebook and Google to screen the content. This time, No Public statement was released, but it was observed nationwide, but yes things were back to…

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Why Can’t Google Fix its Own URLs?

[Update: 12th June, 2012 9.31PM IST] The URL https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url/ seems to be working fine. Google has fixed it after all. Today, I was trying to submit a URL to Google. As usual i simply opened Google and searched for “add url to google” , Google returned me the following results. The Top Result https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url/ actually gives a 404 error (Jan 22, 2012…

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