Started by certforumz, June 19, 2015, 08:39:05 PM

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certforumz is an upcoming search engine with excellent privacy policy. It doesn't store user info such as user IP addresses, etc.  Also, unlike Google, it doesn't skew the search results based on your location and browsing habits.

We have tried the search results on few terms, and they appear to be very good. Not sure what the algo used for search results, but they seem to be based on merit without any prejudice.

Try it out yourself here:

You may also read an excellent article here:

DuckDuckGo (DDG) is a public search engine designed to protect user privacy, while avoiding the skewing of search results that can happen because of personalized search (sometimes referred to as a filter bubble).

DDG does not track users - user IP addresses and other information are not logged. A log of search terms entered is maintained but the terms are not associated with particular users. Because DuckDuckGo does not record user information, it has no data to turn over to any third-party organizations.

Unlike Google, DuckDuckGo does not default to personalized search, which constrains search results based on information related to the user, such as location, preferences and history. Users may opt to boost results based on locality, for example, but it will not be done unless they specify that they want it to be. Results that appear to be from content mills are also filtered out of search engine results pages (SERP).

DuckDuckGo is sometimes referred to as a hybrid search engine because it compiles results from a variety of sources including its own crawler, DuckDuckBot, crowd-sourced sites such as Wikipedia, and partnerships with other search providers including Yahoo!, Yandex, Yelp, and Bing.
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