DNS: Free/open nameservers

Free/open nameservers for IP versions 4+6, with location of provider. Some servers may be physically located outside the home country.

If connecting to web sites takes a long time it may help to try a new DNS.

You should use the links provided below. Some may have additional features not shown in these tables. Some of these features may be optional, fee-based, and/or desirable. As an example, Comodo boasts of delivering your physical location (city) to web sites using their service; that could be desirable or not depending on your preferences.

IP version 4

Providers outside USA
Censurfridns.dk (DK/EU) nameserver 91.239.100.100
nameserver 89.233.43.71
Yandex.DNS (RU) nameserver 77.88.8.8
nameserver 77.88.8.1
USA based providers
Comodo (USA) nameserver 8.26.56.26
nameserver 8.20.247.20
Google (USA) nameserver 8.8.8.8
nameserver 8.8.4.4
OpenDNS (USA) nameserver 208.67.222.222
nameserver 208.67.220.220
OpenNIC (USA) nameserver 107.170.95.180
nameserver 75.127.14.10

IP version 6

Providers outside USA
Censurfridns.dk (DK/EU) nameserver 2001:67c:28a4::
nameserver 2002:d596:2a92:1:71:53::
Yandex.DNS (RU) nameserver 2a02:6b8::feed:0ff
nameserver 2a02:6b8:0:1::feed:0ff
USA based providers
Google (USA) nameserver 2001:4860:4860::8888
nameserver 2001:4860:4860::8844
OpenDNS (USA) nameserver 2620:0:ccc::2
nameserver 2620:0:ccd::2