A quick update on the online dash search feature.

The shopping lens feature is currently in the 12.10 development branch and undergoing extensive testing; thanks to Nick Skaggs for rallying folks around this additional testing to assure quality.

You will be able to disable the feature if you wish. There is work going on to have a toggle switch in the settings to disable it. Note that this will affect all online searches (e.g. Gwibber). The user interface looks like this (shown in French due to Didier’s campaign for French as a global first language):

As I mentioned the other day, the search traffic will be encrypted ready for release, and you can read more details on how the searches work here.

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