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January 29, 2012 4:54 PM   Subscribe

Please help me find .... it was a program or maybe a FireFox add-in that constantly submitted random search-engine searches - the idea being to prevent google/bing/whoever from building any kind of meaningful profile of the user. Thanks
posted by Xhris to Computers & Internet (4 answers total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
 
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posted by batmonkey at 5:08 PM on January 29, 2012 [2 favorites]


That's it. Thanks batmonkey.
posted by Xhris at 5:35 PM on January 29, 2012


If you're using Google, why not just keep your account but disable web history?
posted by miasma at 5:44 PM on January 29, 2012


I used DuckDuckGo for a while but switched back to Google... today in fact.
posted by MesoFilter at 8:27 PM on January 29, 2012


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