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DuckDuckGo browser will block Microsoft trackers after backlash

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After months of backlash, DuckDuckGo’s browser will finally block Microsoft’s trackers. The company will also provide more transparency to its users by publishing a full list of blocked domains, updating its privacy dashboard to show when scripts are blocked or loaded, and creating a custom ad conversion system for its engine. search.

Wait, DuckDuckGo doesn’t block Microsoft trackers?

We learned on May 24 that DuckDuckGo intentionally left a Microsoft-sized “privacy hole” in your browser. Here is the gist; if you visit a site with built-in Microsoft trackers, DuckDuckGo Browser will not block those trackers. At least not for a few weeks.

After the security researcher discovered the problem @thezedwards