Gov’t and ISPs in “Crisis Talks” over Google’s Encrypted DNS Plans


Government security officials are planning crisis talks on May 8 over nascent plans by Google to implement an encrypted DNS offering and bundle it into the popular Chrome browser, the Sunday Times reports; a move that would make it significantly harder for the government to conduct bulk surveillance of the UK’s internet traffic.

While Google – to Computer Business Review’s knowledge – has not explicitly unveiled these plans yet, commits to the Chromium repo shows that Google is working to add support for it in a future update and others are moving fast

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