PrivacyFinder.org: Search, but with Privacy

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by lotuseclat79, Mar 27, 2008.

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    EFF Article here.

    PrivacyFinder.org is an interesting search project that puts the kind of emphasis on privacy that's been missing, according to this profile by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

    -- Tom
     
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    cortez Registered Member

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    Big search engines are really nasty entities when they compile user data that should be completely off limits.
     
  3. Rmus

    Rmus Exploit Analyst

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    The link in the article details how all of this works.

    The AOL example is a poor one because customers using AOL search would automatically be assigned a number. Avoiding the AOL (or any ISP) search engine would nullify the threat.

    The other examples all require that the user either establish a personal account, and/or set a cookie:


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