08/05/2011 08:37 am ET Updated Oct 05, 2011

Internet Providers Hijacking Users' Search Queries

Searches made by millions of internet users are being hijacked and redirected by some internet service providers in the US. Patents filed by Paxfire, the company involved in the hijacking, suggest that it may be part of a larger plan to allow ISPs to generate revenue by tracking the sites their customers visit. It may also be illegal.

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