DuckDuckGo Privacy Browser user information of mobile versions of the browser called Microsoft It turned out that he transferred to the company and did not block its trackers. It should be noted that this browser is known as a secure and protected product that attaches great importance to the privacy of users. How the browser transfers user data to Microsoft information security researcher Zach Edwards found. The DuckDuckGo browser was created by the developers of the search engine of the same name.
The developers describe this browser as a confidential product that does not collect user information. “Tracker Radar function blocks outside hidden trackers on websites when using the DuckDuckGo browser. As a result, companies that own those trackers are unable to collect your information and sell it to third parties. ” iOS mentioned in the description of the version. In fact, it turned out that the browser in question is Microsoft bing.com and linkedin.com does not block some trackers associated with domains. However, the browser Google and Facebookcontinues to block
Zach Edwards own Twitter posted information about this on his account and noted that the browser’s privacy function does not work properly. Such information attracted the attention of users, who eventually became the founder of DuckDuckGo Gabriel Weinberg clarified this issue. He noted that the browser actually works normally, and the reason why Microsoft trackers are not blocked is that DuckDuckGo has a cooperation agreement with this company. As part of this partnership, Microsoft is paying DuckDuckGo to collect data from users of the browser.