[kwlug-disc] DuckDuckGo.com -- an alternate search engine

Chris Irwin chris at chrisirwin.ca
Fri Jul 30 12:25:56 EDT 2010


On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 11:52, Eric Gerlach <eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca> wrote:
> True, but then it's harder for you to load your "check to see if they're
> still logged into site X and then steal all their money/send spam from
> their gmail/buy stuff from amazon" script and use that.  Much easier to
> do if you're already checking stuff client-side.

XSS is another security issue, separate from detectable browser history.

I was only trying to discuss the privacy issue, and point out that
merely disabling javascript will not stop somebody from determining
that you've visited scotiabank.com or kwlug.org.

-- 
Chris Irwin
<chris at chrisirwin.ca>



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