What is DNS? ( <1 minute read)

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Betty Fleming
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Every website on the internet has an address. The Domain Name System, known as DNS, is the process by which you are directed to your target address.  It is often referred to as the “phone book” for the internet.

While it appears to users that the web address of your campaign is JaneDoeforAmerica.com, the reality is that the actual address is a series of numbers. When you type JaneDoeforAmerica.com in the browser, DNS translates the words to the correct numbers associated with that domain and sends you on your way. 


Learn More: Wikipedia Article on DNS

How To: Securing and Privacy Using DNS

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