DuckDuckGo browser allows Microsoft trackers

26/05/2022 | Bleeping Computer

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.

Read Full Story
DuckDuckGo

What is this page?

You are reading a summary article on the Privacy Newsfeed, a free resource for DPOs and other professionals with privacy or data protection responsibilities helping them stay informed of industry news all in one place. The information here is a brief snippet relating to a single piece of original content or several articles about a common topic or thread. The main contributor is listed in the top left-hand corner, just beneath the article title.

The Privacy Newsfeed monitors over 300 global publications, of which more than 2,500 summary articles have been posted to the online archive dating back to the beginning of 2020. A weekly roundup is available by email every Friday.

COVID-19: FLEXIBLE, LIVE ONLINE BCS & IAPP TRAINING NOW AVAILABLE - PLEASE CONTACT FOR DETAILS