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DuckDuckGo denies using fingerprinting to track its users

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Responding to a forum post that accused it of “fingerprinting users”, privacy-centric search engine DuckDuckGo says that fears are unfounded and that it is not tracking its users. The allegation was made after the Firefox extension CanvasBlocker showed a warning to users. The suggestion of fingerprinting — gathering as much information as possible about a user through their browser to create a unique identifier that can be used for tracking — is clearly something that would seem to sit in opposition to what DuckDuckGo claims to stand for. The company CEO says the accusation is simply wrong. See also: Google… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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