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Old 05-23-2024, 07:21 AM   #1
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DuckDuckGo appears to be down


When I try to search, I get
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There was an error displaying the search results. Please try again.
This has been going on for over an hour now. I can still search with Google.
 
Old 05-23-2024, 07:31 AM   #2
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We're currently experiencing an issue with DuckDuckGo Search. Thanks for your patience while we get our ducks in a row.
So it seems...
 
Old 05-23-2024, 07:35 AM   #3
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Apparently the main problem is with Microsoft. Bing and ChatGPT are down, and DDG seems to be involved with Bing somehow. Not quite what they promised us!

Reddit thread here:
https://www.reddit.com/r/duckduckgo/...f/is_ddg_down/

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Old 05-23-2024, 09:51 AM   #4
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DDG seems to be involved with Bing somehow. Not quite what they promised us!
Very old news. Many of the search engines, such as Qwant, use Bing as well, but duckduckgo is more closely involved. It uses both Bing and Yahoo as I recall.

https://techcrunch.com/2022/05/24/dd...locking-limit/

It's also hosted on MS Azure servers based in the US (along with projects hosted on github: https://github.com/duckduckgo). Hard to see how it's "private"...

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Old 05-23-2024, 10:38 AM   #5
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duckduckgo is working in my area. Maybe whomever got it fixed?
 
Old 05-23-2024, 10:50 AM   #6
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Yes, it works for me too now. First thing I searched is "duckduckgo outage". Plenty of hits!
 
Old 05-23-2024, 09:29 PM   #7
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DDG my default search engine. I have experienced no issues with it over the past few days, but maybe my timing was just lucky.
 
Old 05-23-2024, 10:34 PM   #8
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I use six different browsers, each with a different default search engine. Only BING and the ones that depend upon Bing were down.

By the time I checked dogpile the issue at Bing was gone, so I cannot attest to it being robust through this, but I THINK it was.
 
  


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