DuckDuckGo browser knowingly allows Microsoft trackers on third-party websites due to an agreement with Microsoft for their syndicated search content. Instead of creating a user profile that would display interest-based advertisements, DuckDuckGo presents contextual ads from partners, including Ads by Microsoft. As a result, Microsoft ads can potentially track a user's IP address when the ad link is clicked. DuckDuckGo's browser allows trackers for Bing and LinkedIn domains but blocks all others.
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