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a comment on the General Rambling Request for translation addition 2 years and 10 months ago
The translation interface has tokens for the http://dontbubble.us/ and http://donttrack.us/ pages but not for the Private Browsing Myths page. Please could this be added so it can be translated?
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling Relative times on blog posts are wrong 2 years and 10 months ago
Same for me. I took a screenshot of a couple of posts and reported it here:
https://duck.co/feedback/nolove/-
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling Search suggestions for Firefox Mobile on Android 2 years and 10 months ago
It may be because of where you live - not all countries have DDG as a search option in Firefox.
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling Search by country 2 years and 10 months ago
Looks like the devs have been working hard - setting the region to UK now gives the kind of results I expect so no need for "region:uk".
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling Duck Duck Email 2 years and 10 months ago
I've been using FastMail for many years and can thoroughly recommend it. Fast and reliable with access to lots of settings and features if you're technical.
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling ISP 2 years and 10 months ago
I tested this with Wireshark and the hostname is visible in plaintext in the Client Hello packet of the TLS handshake, so I think the ISP would be able to see it.

There's a bit more discussion about this in this thread:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/41431...
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling Encryption 2 years and 10 months ago
The current certificate expires on 12 June 2015 so it'll need to be renewed soon. Also, Chrome 42 and above will start to treat SHA-1 as insecure for certificates from 2016, so I agree they should move to SHA-256 soon.
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling ISP 2 years and 10 months ago
Not a basic question at all! And asking it in public helps increase awareness.

DuckDuckGo uses HTTPS which is a secure connection, so when you go to duckduckgo.com you should see https:// in the URL bar and a padlock icon. This creates a secure tunnel between you and DuckDuckGo - the ISP cannot see what you're searching for. However once you click on a link and a new website opens, a new connection is made. This could be insecure (HTTP) or secure (HTTPS):

* HTTP: The ISP knows which pages you're visiting and could see the data you send and receive (as can anyone else on your local network, e.g. in an internet cafe).
* HTTPS: The ISP knows which domain you've visited but not the URL parameters, and not the contents of any data you send or receive.

A couple of caveats:

1. If your search parameters are in the URL (e.g. ?q=example) then your search query will be in your browser history, even with HTTPS. If you don't want this, go to DuckDuckGo's menu -> Advanced Settings -> Privacy and turn "Requests shown in url" off.
2. It's possible for the ISP to perform a "man in the middle" (MITM) attack and intercept your HTTPS secure connection. This is unlikely but not impossible - see this thread for a good explanation:
https://security.stackexchange.com/quest...

Hope that helps.
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling Issues while excluding multiple websites using -site:example.com AND -site:example2.com and issues while excluding website using -example.com 2 years and 10 months ago
Thanks for the query example. I agree, the excluded domains sometimes appear in the results. I've submitted a bug report here:
https://duck.co/feedback/relevancy/-
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling Issues while excluding multiple websites using -site:example.com AND -site:example2.com and issues while excluding website using -example.com 2 years and 10 months ago
I can't reproduce this issue. For example, the following query gives the results that I expect and excludes two domains:
https://duckduckgo.com/?q=duck+-site%3Ad...

Could you paste a specific query you're having trouble with?
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