Not sure why is the font on your screenshot garbled.
It should look totally different:
That's how it renders on my (and everyone else I've surveyed) computer.
For the record, the fonts we use are (in order of preference: basis_grotesque, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif but it really does not look like problem is with the font but rather something on your end (especially since you're saying that the same problem on other pages).
I think you can't change the search engine used in the error pages.
Thanks. I feel like a kid in a high-chair being spoon-fed anti-privacy browsers by corporate peeps. There must be a browser with a way to avoid Stalkers without the extra costs. I'll keep looking - thanks again.