DuckDuckGo is launching updated versions of its browser extension and mobile app, with the promise of keeping internet users safe from snooping “beyond the search box.”

The company’s flagship product, its privacy-focused search engine, will remain the same, but the revamped extension and app will offer new tools to help users keep their web-browsing as safe and private as possible. These include grade ratings for websites that factor in things like their use of encryption and ad tracking networks, and summarize their terms of service (with summaries provided by third-party Terms of Service Didn’t Read).

Ad tracking networks are probably the most important component of this. They’re used by companies like Google and Facebook to follow…

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Source:: Theverge – Tech

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