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 March 21, 2012  Business, Online

Wendy Davis reports:

… Privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian reports today that Mozilla’s Firefox will soon begin encrypting all Google searches by default. “This is a big deal for the 25% or so of Internet users who use Firefox to browse the Web, bringing major improvements in privacy and security,” Soghoian writes.

He adds that query information will not just be kept secret from site operators, but also from Internet service providers and governments who use deep-packet inspection technology to monitor or censor search traffic.

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