Lubuntu-users Digest, Vol 27, Issue 30

Israel israeldahl at
Wed Mar 26 14:21:24 UTC 2014

On 03/26/2014 08:26 AM, Lars Noodén wrote:
> On 03/26/2014 03:12 PM, farinet at wrote:
>> Am 26.03.2014 13:41, schrieb lubuntu-users-request at
>>> It means your info is going to Virginia in the US.
>>> They (duckduckgo) use a server located there to process your search
>>> terms and give you the info you want.
>> That was clear to me. I was afraid i was dumb and did not understand
>> something underlying. Whois said to me the adresses belong to Amazon?
>> Generally, i might agree that us-based servers could be more privacy
>> critical to not-us citizens than let's say finnish or norvegian servers.
> To get to Finland for example your traffic will most likely go through
> Sweden where privacy is even more of a question.  :(
>> So, ixquick would be the better option? Anyway, me too, i find the ddg !
>> feature is great (Try to use it with "!ixquick <put your searchitem
>> here>" : great! :D).
> DDG also operates an onion service, see the bottom of the page at the
> owner's blog for the address:
> That would be about the maximum currently available.
> Regards,
> /Lars
Except the NSA is extremely interested in cracking anything related to 
Tor... so connecting to a Tor server in anyway may make you more 
suspicious looking... :(

I think Amazon is simply the platform (not as in store... 
just their web services)


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