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[wlug] Google Quietly Adds DuckDuckGo as a Search Engine Option for Chrome Users in About 60 Markets

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Peter Reutemann fracpete@w...
Thu Mar 14 08:56:19 NZDT 2019

'In an update to the chromium engine, which underpins Google's popular
Chrome browser, the search giant has quietly updated the lists of
default search engines it offers per market -- expanding the choice of
search product users can pick from in markets around the world. Most
notably it's expanded search engine lists to include pro-privacy
rivals in more than 60 markets globally. The changes, which appear to
have been pushed out with the Chromium 73 stable release yesterday,
come at a time when Google is facing rising privacy and antitrust
scrutiny and accusations of market distorting behavior at home and

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Including NZ!

Cheers, Peter
Peter Reutemann
Dept. of Computer Science
University of Waikato, NZ
+64 (7) 858-5174

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