With version 18.104.22.168 of Lotus Quickr (Domino Services) there are several new parameters which can be configured in the QPCONFIG.XML. It is worth a look into the QPCONFIG_SAMPLE.XML after upgrading the server.
Some of the new parameters control ...
... if clicking on a place link opens a new browser window or not
... if public places should be listed in "MyPlaces" for anonymous users