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Old 1st February 2012, 09:58 PM
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google search on start.fedoraproject.org

hi,

I wonder why google is the search engine used on the default browser start page start.fedoraproject.org.
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following the news there are frequent messages about google being not so free, tracking your searches, combining your data without opt-out, stealing mail and passwords from privately owned wifi all over the world (was it a bug or must-have feature?).

IMHO this is in contrast to the Fedora philosophy of Freedom. Fedora repos do not include software with non-free licenses but links to a non free search engine company the same time...

any ideas?

second, who maintains this start page so I can address my question?

TIA, Meine
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