All about DNS over HTTPS, separating concerns about the protocol from concerns about centralizing it with large cloud providers:
"We’ve previously established that users do not have strong or informed opinions on the source of their DNS, so whatever happens will be decided by browser vendors, on behalf of internet users."
And this is why we need more than one browser. Recall that Google is the 90s Microsoft of the 2010s.
It doesn't matter if individual Google employees are nice people with good intentions. The corporate incentives are what matter.
If you want a little more, there's some discussion with the author over on the birdsite: https://twitter.com/PowerDNS_Bert/status/1093441155918954496
Ceejbot's mastodon instance. This is an overprovisioned, personally-run instance running on AWS. I welcome friends to create accounts here. I intend to run it as long as people are using it.