DuckDuckGo apps and extensions are now blocking Google Sign-in pop-ups on all its apps and browser extension
DuckDuckGo offers a privacy-focused search engine, an email service, mobile apps, and data-protecting browser.
A standalone web browser is also in the works, currently in beta and only available for macOS.
The company announced today that all its Chrome, Firefox, Brave, and Microsoft Edge apps.
The company announced today that all its Chrome, Firefox, Brave, and Microsoft Edge apps
Google offers this single sign-on option on websites to enable users to quickly sign in to new platforms.
The downside of this practice for users is that the websites and apps users sign into can be tracked by Google.
While Google states explicitly, "Data from Sign In With Google is not used for ads or other non-security purposes,"
If we are signed into the website with Google, the DSID cookie sent with these requests has a long hexadecimal value.
However, the annoying pop-up window will not show up.