better UI for site blocking

ccooper ccooper
Created: 1 year and 4 months ago • Updated: 1 year and 4 months ago
The existing works but it's not convenient *and* you have to know in advance what trash sites you want to keep away.

Proposed: A per-hit option to scrub that site from the results, which reruns the search with the -site: string (implicitly) and retains that preference for the duration of the session.

Unanticipated bizarro trash can be easily cleared away;
No site gets permanently blacklisted (this way) -- maybe tomorrow you don't care if keeps coming up;
DDG gets piles of clean feedback on which results are most despised (probably a lot more than from the Feedback button and with no interpretation required).

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