Originally Posted by pidgeon92
Amen to this. I had horrible problems connecting to any number of websites. I thought the problem was with AT&T (my isp), and then when I really researched the issue, this was the problem. I added a couple of different DNS options, and everything has worked fine since.
AT&T has a very slow DNS. I use the Google DNSes at 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52 instead.
*climbs into an asthbestos suit in case someone is in an anti-Google mood*