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Re: Almost all gpg2 operations hang after upgrade to stretch/testing




tomas writes:
> Part of Google's perceived superiority is that it "learns to know
> you": a couple of search terms thrown in, for Google is "search terms
> + context", while for DDG, the context is missing.

I wrote:
> Google does not "learn to know you" if you block all its scripts and
> cookies, which is how I use it.  It's still vastly superior to the Duck.

Celejar writes:
> Well, it could in theory still try to build profiles of searchers via
> IP addresses [I understand that this wouldn't be that reliable, due to
> things like proxies and NAT]. Do we know for a fact whether it does
> [or does not]?

I see no evidence that it does, nor do I see any reason why it would
bother.  At least 99% of its users accept the cookies and scripts.  Why
would it care about a few weirdos like me given that it wouldn't work
very well anyway?
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John Hasler 
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Elmwood, WI USA