Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Jun 2011 09:33 UTC
Internet & Networking Remember when Altavista was the search engine? Or Yahoo? They stuffed their search pages with useless, distracting crap, and using them became unpleasant. And then, bam, along came Google, with a simple, clear search page and uncluttered search results. However, now that Google has become this massive behemoth, tracking our every move, and tailoring our search results, leading to only being fed those pages you agree with - isn't it time for something new? Something simple? It might be, and you've undoubtedly heard of them: DuckDuckGo. I'm switching. Update: Just got an email from Gabriel Weinberg, the guy behind DuckDuckGo. The OSNews !bang (!osnews) is now live!
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by earksiinni on Wed 22nd Jun 2011 15:12 UTC in reply to "referer header"
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Sorry, could you explain this one a little bit? I tried DDG'ing "get vs. post privacy search" but couldn't find anything.

(No, seriously, why is one considered more private than the other? I also read the privacy setting description but it wasn't entirely helpful.)

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