Right click in DDG

<hidden> anonymous
Created: 3 years and 11 months ago • Updated: 3 years and 11 months ago
Hi I just want to know why DDG is using the same method google uses in righ click to copy -paste a result like this.

I just want to right click copy and paste a normal url not a long one.

thanks for your support.
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jbarrett
Hi,

Could you let us know which OS and browser you are using? You should be able to copy and paste links no problem - you should get the original link.

There is an interstitial page used so HTTP Referer information containing your search term is not sent to the site you click, but this shouldn't effect the copying of links.
posted by jbarrett Staff3 years and 11 months ago Link
anonymous
Hi

Sure, I just want a clean link.

I'm using firefox 30.0.1 in Arch Linux. (x64).

I'm doing same test in midori and I can see a clean url so the problem is firefox web browser?

thanks
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 11 months ago Link
anonymous
Confirming that with Firefox 30 on Arch Linux a right click "Copy link location" on a DDG search result copies the interstitial URL. Like this for example:
https://duckduckgo.com/l/?kh=-1&uddg=htt...
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 11 months ago Link