[tor-talk] Invaded by disconnect.me

Joe Btfsplk joebtfsplk at gmx.com
Sat Jun 6 15:25:13 UTC 2015

On 6/6/2015 8:56 AM, Артур Истомин wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 05, 2015 at 09:06:32PM -0500, Joe Btfsplk wrote:
>> Don't know much about Disconnect, except what their Privacy Policy states.
>> (and that they are a U.S. company?)
>> https://disconnect.me/privacy
>> 3. We share your personal info only when legally required, or when
>> reasonably necessary to prevent harm in an emergency situation.
>> 4. We retain your personal info, excluding info you make public, for no more
>> than 30 days _after you request_ deletion.
>> Would that raise questions if it's the best choice for Tor users?
> I raised the same question, with almost the same arguments in another
> thread. But they are donating money (as it became known in another thread
> too) so...
Oh - well... OK then.  As long as they donated $.  After all, that's why 
Mozilla made Google default search engine for so long.

I continue using Ixquick - sometimes Startpage (both same company); 
sometimes DDG.
Rarely does Ixquick give me captchas in TB, but may depend on exit 
address / location.

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