Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Jan 2011 20:15 UTC
Google It seems like the content industry has managed to score another hit in its 'fight' against piracy, and this time, it's a big fish. Announced a few weeks ago already, Google has started censoring its auto-complete and instant features for an arbitrary set of search terms - such as 'bittorrent', 'torrent', 'rapidshare', and any terms derived from those (e.g. 'ubuntu torrent' is censored as well).
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Fergy
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2006-04-10

These boxes are default on and it means that EVERY URL that you visit is send to a Google service that checks the website.

There is a file in your Firefox profile folder named urlclassifier3.sqlite.
EVERY URL that you visit is
checked against that file.

kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox#Files

Edited 2011-01-30 12:32 UTC

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