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    Default StartPage.com search engine.

    I think I've heard it mentioned here before but didn't know what it meant.

    https://startpage.com/


    Anyway the way the lady on television explained it is it's a search engine that you go to that doesn't track where you go or what you do. She said even if some agency tried to get them to cough up records they couldn't because they don't keep any.

    Anyway you go through them. They forward to Google and then send the information back.

    I'm not sure if is worth the trouble really. The National Security Agency would probably have a record of you going there and coming back. You can use a secure connection that they probably have a back door for.

    Still.


    You can add it to your Foxfire search engine list.



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    Well, it's certainly a more memorable name than Ixquick.

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    I like http://www.duckduckgo.com

    It's what Google used to be.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EBounding View Post
    I like http://www.duckduckgo.com

    It's what Google used to be.
    I will second that.
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    Startpage is great. They are getting ready to offer a email which I am patiently waiting for.

    BTW, the woman's name is Katherine Albrecht from CASPIAN who promotes Startpage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KCIndy View Post
    Well, it's certainly a more memorable name than Ixquick.
    My understanding is that startpage.com is a "front end" for the results you would get just from Google alone - whereas ixquick.com is for the results you would get from some other (non-Google) search engines.
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    I'm liking startpage.

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    Yes Startpage works well.
    Funny, however, that so many links that consistently appear near the top of a google search don't show up on a Startpage search...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elias Graves View Post
    Yes Startpage works well.
    Funny, however, that so many links that consistently appear near the top of a google search don't show up on a Startpage search...

    I think it's great that the search engine has doubled it's user base. I've used it for years. Too many searches are manipulated with Google for a number of different reasons. I'm sure many here know what I mean by that.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Elias Graves View Post
    Yes Startpage works well.
    Funny, however, that so many links that consistently appear near the top of a google search don't show up on a Startpage search...
    I imagine they strip out the paid search result placement.

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    So how are startpage and duckduckgo different?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xenliad View Post
    So how are startpage and duckduckgo different?
    The people involved with Ixquick/startpage are the first ones to man up and challenge some of the most dangerous tyranny that seldom reaches these pages. And in person. It doesn't reach them because doers get things done and talk about it later.
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    I used Ixquick minutes ago and got a message Sorry,our servers are extremely busy,please try again in a few minutes or some-such.Never seen that before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xenliad View Post
    So how are startpage and duckduckgo different?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mad cow View Post
    I used Ixquick minutes ago and got a message Sorry,our servers are extremely busy,please try again in a few minutes or some-such.Never seen that before.
    Dos attack?
    Probably growing pains from current events.

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    Quote Originally Posted by donnay View Post
    To add to this... http://www.katherinealbrecht.com/ind...=656&Itemid=84


    Last edited by Natural Citizen; 06-24-2013 at 08:08 PM.


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    One of the other engineers put me on Startpage back in the late 90s. I've been using it ever since.






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