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a comment on the General Rambling Request for translation addition 3 years and 1 month 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 3 years and 1 month 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 3 years and 1 month 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 3 years and 1 month 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 3 years and 2 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 3 years and 2 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 3 years and 2 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 3 years and 2 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 3 years and 2 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 3 years and 2 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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