Privacy Search Engine DuckDuckGo Blocked In China


Privacy Search Engine DuckDuckGo Blocked In China. Where Company CEO Gabriel Weinberg confirmed that DuckDuckGo block in China.

The main reason is to block doesn't confirmed yet, but according to Tech Asia,
DuckDuckGo joins Google in being censored and blocked in the nation. Google, after years of being throttled by China’s Great Firewall since the web giant turned off its mainland China servers in 2010, was finally blocked totally in June this year.
As we known Google already blocked in China, but Bing and Yahoo are still running in china servers but both have bind in the censor their results according to Chinese media laws.

DuckDuckGo code is free software hosted at GitHub under the Perl 5 license, but the core is proprietary.

Censor Monitoring website Great Fire shows the report below that DuckDuckGo.com is 97% blocked in China.




On 21 May 2014, DuckDuckGo launched a redesigned version that focused on smarter answers and a more refined look. The new version added often requested features like images, local search, auto-suggest and more.

On 18 September 2014, Apple included DuckDuckGo into its Safari browser as an optional search engine. Safari users can now choose between 4 different built-in search engines.

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