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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] DDG shows privacy leaks

From: Narcis Garcia
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] DDG shows privacy leaks
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:02:17 +0200

One would have to analyze the code, and save a checksum to watch that
code at each DDG change.

My notice was to defend the use of AGPL and community driven search

El 19/08/15 a les 23:27, Respiranto ha escrit:
> Since the code is executed on the users computer, I don't see why this
> should be a privacy abuse.
> Are visited pages ranked higher than others? This would indeed mean that
> private data is sent to the remote server.
> I did not notice an altered relevance after having visited a page for
> the first time.
> Of course one would have to skim through the code to make ultimately
> sure, that it does not send private data back to its server.
> On 2015-08-19, 21:34, Narcis Garcia <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Currently DuckDuckGo returns private information in the results.
>> When user performs a search, results include a small mark when are
>> aleady visited in the past. This means DDG JavaScript accesses to web
>> browser history.
>> I've tried this with M.Firefox.
>> Will need Icecat be fighting against DDG privacy abuses?
>> --
>> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org

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