Search Engine Links

Do you ever wonder about the links you get form search engine?  Some search actually will track you.  Below are examples of actual links that search engine put your browsers through.  Below example are from the Firefox browser.  Search term for each engine is “news”.

Google:

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=12&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiMzJLkqszhAhVWqp4KHaAPBZwQFjALegQIBBAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foxnews.com%2F&usg=AOvVaw3hwlZRMoRSFcUYuQnc0PTS

Startpage.com

https://www.foxnews.com/

Duck Duck Go

https://www.foxnews.com/

As you can see clearly, Google  imbed  tracking right in the link that you click on.  On interesting thing I observed is that Google tracking goes away when enable extentions “Privacy Badger” and “uBlock Origin”.

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