[tor-talk] StartPage becoming Stop Page
bo0od at riseup.net
Mon May 4 00:19:22 UTC 2020
check here: https://blog.privacytools.io/delisting-startpage/
and when it ends with blocking Tor users just no surprise.
later maybe they will delete pages like this one:
joebtfsplk at gmx.com:
> In the last week or 2 - well after TBB 9.0.9 release, StartPage quite
> often shows "sorry to interrupt" page, asking if you're doing weird things.
> Has a place to send comments, explanation. An excerpt (emphasis mine):
>> Just Checking... We apologize for the inconvenience: to prevent
>> possible abuse of the Startpage.com service, your Internet connection
>> has been prevented from accessing it at this time.
>> This happens when a *large number* of search requests are received
>> from one's Internet connection in a *short amount of time* -- for
>> example, if you are using "screen-scraping" software, or if you are
>> sharing a connection with many people, perhaps through a proxy service.
> It's not tied to exit nodes in certain countries, AFAIK. As with
> youtube, quickly trying new circuits 5+ times has mixed results. I
> imagine they've recently had bad experiences or changed policies.
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