Have you ever noticed that when you type a search term into the search box in the top right of your Firefox browser, that a load of junk gets added to the search term. For example, you search for ‘banana’ and you get something like this:
Well what you’re effectively doing is giving Google a lot of information for free. Which irritates me. All I really need is this,
and if they really want to know more about me, then they’re welcome to go digging through their logs.
OK its a minor irritation, but one that we can fix! I understand that Ubuntu does it as part of a deal with Google, but there’s no reason why we can’t take matters into our own hands and change the defaults.