DuckDuckGo.com search engine down today?

Anyone else having this issue?

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Down detector says it’s down but I’m not having any problems.

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Hunting season started… and DuckDuckGo.com is now DuckDuckGone.com
:wink:

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The website itself comes up, but searches cannot be performed.

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No search functions, but all bookmarks and links are working.

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It’s working again!

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It is back up now.

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I don’t use that one… I use startpage… seems duck went google or some such IIRC???

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Not that I am aware of. I just did a quick search and did not find that, but I did find these two stories, the first from August 2023, the second from February 2024:

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They received a lot of heat a couple years back for not protecting searchers privacy nearly as much as they claimed they did. Not sure if they claim to have rectified that issue or not. I stopped using them back when their deception became apparent.

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