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What alternatives are there besides the google giant?

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What alternatives are there besides the google giant?

Post by darknetmatrix » Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:24 am

This topic is intended to share as many alternatives as possible without using the internet giant 'google'.
I kick off with my newest search engine and start page in firefox (also google free).
https://www.qwant.com/?l=en
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Re: What alternatives are there besides the google giant?

Post by vancouver » Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:17 pm

Sadly, google is now the enemy of the (poor) startup.
My alternative is duckduckgo which I use on my cell phones as well as on the machines here in the office.

Unfortunately, google is still needed to check the ranking of blog posts etc plus, they own YouTube which is another issue altogether.
Thanks for bringing up Qwant. I will give it a try. -v

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Re: What alternatives are there besides the google giant?

Post by lydia » Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:12 am

Interesting for those concerned about privacy

https://www.privacytools.io


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