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Privacy-focused DuckDuckGo Launches New Effort to Block Online Tracking

DuckDuckGo, the maker of search engine and browser technology that doesn’t track you online, is sharing data it’s collected about online trackers with other companies so they can also protect your privacy.

The company said Thursday it’s started sharing a data set called Tracker Radar that details 5,326 internet domains used by 1,727 companies and organizations that track you online. The data is available to anyone, and browser maker Vivaldi said on Tuesday it has begun doing so.

 

“There will be others using it,” including browsers more widely used than Vivaldi, DuckDuckGo founder and Chief Executive Gabriel Weinberg said in an exclusive interview.

You can read more at https://www.cnet.com/news/privacy-focused-duckduckgo-launches-new-effort-to-block-online-tracking/.

Categories: Online Privacy & Security

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