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ISP Is Bypassing Firefox’s Location Bar Search

April 28th, 2010 04:00 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

It was only a matter of time before ISPs began doing more than just redirecting failed DNS requests to their own pages.
An anonymous reader writes “It looks like the largest ISP in Hong Kong has started bypassing search results from Firefox’s location bar (which typically uses Google), forcing their own search provider (yp.com.hk) onto their users… Can an ISP just start re-directing search traffic at will?”

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