"To our users in India: We’ve received many reports our search engine is unreachable by much of India right now and have confirmed it is not due to us," DuckDuckGo wrote in a tweet.
To our users in India: We’ve received many reports our search engine is unreachable by much of India right now and… https://t.co/z65jVPVglX— DuckDuckGo (@DuckDuckGo) 1593602655000
DuckDuckGo has emerged as the second most used search engine in the world after Google, due to its focus on privacy. The search engine says it doesn't collect any personal information on those who use it. It also doesn't throw up the IP address of the user. DuckDuckGo is increasingly popular among users who do not want to have their searches online traced.
" We're actively talking to Internet providers to get to the bottom of it ASAP. Thank you for your patience," the search engine tweeted. It provided an alternate.
In the meantime it appears switching to a third-party DNS provider fixes the issue, e.g. the more private 220.127.116.11, it tweeted. DNS is domain name system that allows web browsers access a particular site on the internet.
In the meantime it appears switching to a third-party DNS provider fixes the issue, e.g. the more private 18.104.22.168.… https://t.co/Z81ZMn3euz— DuckDuckGo (@DuckDuckGo) 1593603560000
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2 Comments on this Story
H S B44 days ago
This is security issue and Counts cannot entertain this.
Nachiket Katha44 days ago
India is not US or European country so that SC would have courage to consider this case on its merits. They could not admit 370 challenges (same 370 which has resulted into Chinese incursion with irresponsible statements of HM during the debate) and human rights violation with likes of UAPA, getting justice for ByteDance is pipe dream.