Safer Internet Searches

Conclusion

If you care about privacy, you should consider using one of the alternate search engines discussed in this article. Along with a better search experience, you can protect your personal data and maybe even the environment.

With YaCy and Searx, you can even set up a personal search engine for your home or office. Searx lets you spread your search over many services, while making your search anonymous. Searx takes some work to set up, but you can achieve a standard install in less than an hour. If you want to go all out, you can join the YaCy network and index as much as your disk space and CPU can handle. The search results are not necessarily as good as commercial solutions, but you will probably find what you need.

Regardless of which search engine you choose, you can rest easy knowing your personal information is protected.

The Author

Mats Tage Axelsson is chasing around in circles trying to make his computer do more than ever.

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