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A First Look at the Consolidation of DNS and Web Hosting Providers

@article{Wang2021AFL,
  title={A First Look at the Consolidation of DNS and Web Hosting Providers},
  author={Synthia Wang and Kyle MacMillan and Brennan Schaffner and Nick Feamster and Marshini Chetty},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2110.15345}
}
Although the Internet continues to grow, it increasingly depends on a small set of dominant service providers for Domain Name System (DNS) hosting and web hosting providers. This consolidation of Internet resources poses a variety of potential threats to the Internet, including susceptibility to outages, failures, and even overt censorship from platforms. Increasingly, an outage from a single organization can create widespread disruption across a large number of sites and services… 

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