DuckDuckGo & Browser -= The "A" Team

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  1. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    When Scroogle went belly-up, I went searching for search engines that have high speed, high relevance, & respect privacy. The singularly BEST such search engine that I have found to date is DuckDuckGo.

    I shall henceforth call it "Ducky". :cool:

    Ducky's privacy policy reads in part as follows:
    The full text of Ducky's privacy policy provides a very interesting insight into how browser privacy (or the lack thereof) works. You might enjoy reading it.

    If you send Ducky a comment or an attaboy, he will even answer the mail! :argh:

    I have gone quackers about Ducky-poo! :D :thumb: :thumb:
     
  2. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    Same here when scroogle had problems. Problem is, DuckDuckGo requires scripting = NoNo for me :thumbd:
     
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    What if Gabriel Weinbeng (or who ever is the admin of this service) at some point decides to not respect anymore the privacy policy without properly notifying the users?

    Probably, giving the fact that this is a small startup, there won't be anything big to lose anyways neither a great public/legal repercussion.

    I prefer to trust on Google, Bing or Yahoo.
     
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    Darn, it needs scripts. No can do, and SirPeter is right. the admin has nothing to lose by screwing users. And, I'm sorry, but I have NEVER believed anyone who has stated they don't collect ANY logs.
     
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    I'll always keep coming back to Scroogle. Google results without ads, cookies, or privacy invasion. I'm glad Scroogle is alive again.
     
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    doesn't work for me using firefox with javascript enabled ??

    comes up with some stuff on left side but no search results at all o_O

    +1 for scroogle
     
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    I was just going to say StartPage, looks like the next big contender...

    I don't like the bottomless pit of one endless page on DuckDuckGo, it's better to just give a page at a time result for people to move through...

    Less information overload on one page and easier points of reference to move around in on cyberspace...
     
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    I not so happy if WOT doesn't work on it.
     
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    StartPage has released a new search engine called StartingPage basically everything is like the StartPage search but instead of using multiple sources for results, like StartPage does, it only uses Google, so you get the same results that Google would give you minus the privacy invasion.
     
  12. Aaron Here

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    Thanks for the 'heads-up'. Do you know if they intend StartingPage to replace StartPage?
     
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