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A search engine that doesn't track you: DuckDuckGo

Boot Camp feature for Friday, June 6, 2014

A search engine that doesn’t track you.   I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.   It’s hard not to notice that once you’ve searched for something online…you start seeing ads that are related to that search.   That’s just the tip of the iceberg.   At DuckDuckGo, they’ve created a search engine that puts a stop to the tracking.   CEO Gabriel Weinberg….

“DuckDuckGo is a general search engine like Google, except that we do not track you.  And what that means is when you search on DuckDuckGo, you’re actually completely anonymous.  In addition, we focus on what we consider an overall better search experience with a more refined look and more instant answers, which are things above the link that try to give you information without having to click on anything.”

A redesign of late has made DuckDuckGo even better…with the ability to search for images, videos and places.   While it is still small compared with Google…millions of people have already decided it’s a good alternative.   You can find us at BootCamp.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

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