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Re: google search redirected to language/country of Tor exit node

As a Solution to this. Windows users might consider changing their hosts file to redirect www.google.pl or any other google's to one of google's main IP addresses.
more about hosts files can be found @
but basically it is a local file that your computer checks before It goes out to get a website. A sample ping showed the IP of ( for www.google.com
I think that I will do this my self later on when I am not @ work; so when I am done I will repost with what the entries should look like. I know its a big solution to a small problem, but I am OCD and like to fix things. I don't know if there is a corolary for linux users, but it feels logical that there would be.

On 8/30/05, phobos@xxxxxxxxxx <phobos@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

There's a FAQ entry about this:

Yes, it is expected behavior.

On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 09:38:17AM -0700, OpenMacNews@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote 1.1K bytes in 37 lines about:
: hi all,
: i'm experiencing a bit of oddness with Google Search when using Tor ...
: i'm using FireFox106 thru a Squid+Privoxy+Tor setup on OSX.
: if i navigate to a site while Tor'd, and find that my exit point is, e.g.
: in Poland, and then enter a search via the Google toolbar, my search
: results page comes up as http://www.google.pl -- in Polish.
: this behavior SEEMS to indepdendent of my google prefs ... set to English
: at the moment.
: is this an expected behavior, for any given exit point?  or some sort of
: preference (Google? Squid? Tor?) setting that i haven't yet ferreted out?
: thx,
: richard