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#1 2013-09-20 15:38:19

garyfitz
Guest

Google Search Thinks Epic Is A Robot

Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot. Why did this happen?

IP address: 108.120.214.134
Time: 2013-09-20T15:33:56Z
URL: http://www.google.com/search?output=sea … igan&btnK=

All of my other browsers work.

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#2 2013-09-20 18:00:25

alok
Administrator

Re: Google Search Thinks Epic Is A Robot

Did they ask you to answer a captcha?  A bit irritating we know. 

That happens because Epic automatically routes your request via https/encrypted connection AND over the proxy.  This protects your search from being tracked (assuming you're not logged into Google). 

Google gets a lot of bot requests, so particularly because you're routed over a proxy they want to confirm you're not a bot.

Unfortunately we don't know a way around this that still preserves your privacy.

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#3 2013-09-20 18:50:20

garyfitz
Guest

Re: Google Search Thinks Epic Is A Robot

Yes on captcha

I will just use other search like http://ddg.gg

Thank you for the fast reply.

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#4 2013-09-20 22:17:29

alok
Administrator

Re: Google Search Thinks Epic Is A Robot

Yes, ddg works and no captchas from what we've experienced.     

You can also use the built-in epicsearch.in.

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#5 2013-09-28 21:14:09

garyfitz
Guest

Re: Google Search Thinks Epic Is A Robot

Google Search working today without Captcha,  alok  did you trying something different, because it is working good.

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#6 2020-08-31 05:58:37

alok_epicteam
Administrator

Re: Google Search Thinks Epic Is A Robot

Hi Stephanie, usually the captcha comes when you have Epic's encrypted proxy on.  You could certainly try logging into Gmail, then Google should recognize you as a real person.  You can also try accessing Google with the proxy off. 

Sorry about that -- we really feel they purposefully make the Captcha slow and endless...

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