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> Yes, DNS is centralized. Thus the ICANN mess.
Hmm, I think there is a false binary here. DNS is "more centralized
than some people would like". DNS is also "less centralized than
> is pretty clear that having one central point of failure for the
> Internet is "enough". A second one would have to add value comparable
> the domain name system and UDDI demonstrably doesn't.
That wasn't the question, though -- the question was about why you would
characterize DNS as "centralized" and Google as "decentralized". I
don't think that's a defensible characterization, and in fact is
backwards in spirit.