Author Topic: DuckDuckGo now fingerprinting visitors  (Read 71 times)

rcjordan

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DuckDuckGo now fingerprinting visitors
« on: January 06, 2019, 06:44:12 PM »

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Re: DuckDuckGo now fingerprinting visitors
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2019, 04:04:29 PM »
I see somebody from DDG denies it in that thread.  As it stands DDG has built a lot more trust with me than most other search engines so I'm not willing to take the claim from one browser plugin as Holy Writ.

It does pay to keep one's eye out for repeated patterns of dubious behavior so we'll see.

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Re: DuckDuckGo now fingerprinting visitors
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2019, 04:48:59 PM »
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18839107

The code is apparently innocent wrt privacy, some interesting comments in there though