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#16 Nashy

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 09:18

People want to use DDG to avoid using google. . .

 

How's that working out for them?




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Posted 23 June 2013 - 11:49

Are there proxy search engines, so you go to one site, enter in what you want to search for and the site will request it.


I've been using startpage.com for a while now and it seems pretty reasonable. Regular searches are forwarded to Google with all your information scrubbed. Image searching isn't as good but still okay.

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:06

People want to use DDG to avoid using google. . .

 

How's that working out for them?

 

Perfectly, for me!!



#19 The_Observer

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 19:21

I've been using startpage.com for a while now and it seems pretty reasonable. Regular searches are forwarded to Google with all your information scrubbed. Image searching isn't as good but still okay.

Interesting thanks for that. 



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Posted 24 June 2013 - 06:46

People want to use DDG to avoid using google. . .

 
 
Perfectly, for me!!


But does it offer anything over Google? It isn't any more "private" in the worst case.

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Posted 24 June 2013 - 07:35

How's that working out for them?

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Posted 24 June 2013 - 07:41

Even for Startpage and ixquick are new informations there. It seems that they block unknown useragends.

 

You may be using a privacy-oriented browser extension that conflicts with Startpage. Please disable this extension and try your search again. If this does not help, please contact us at (212) 447-1100 (USA) or autoquery @ ixquick.com.