All the major search engines (Google, Yahoo, Ask, Baidu, Yandex and Bing) track your search history and show more relevant results to you. If you’re being tracked that means your personal details in danger. Therefore, you can use Google alternative search engines that respect your privacy.
Well, Google has now encrypted, but it only prevents third parties from snooping your search results. And Google still tracks your search history.
5 Best Anonymous Search Engines
If you more prefer Google results and want more privacy – Startpage may be your first choice. It is owned by Ixquick. When you something search on Startpage, it sends request to Google server and show result next to you. Google sees a huge amount of search results from “Ixquick (Startpage)” server – so, they can’t track your result or tie any searches.
Startpage discards your all personal information, also discards IP address, and it doesn’t keep your search records like Google. Startpage doesn’t use any cookies.
Ixquick is the main search engine that runs the Startpage. The homepage of Ixquick and Startpage have very similar. It also collects search data from Google. And it has same privacy features Startpage does.
Qwant was launched in 2013, Qwant is a search engine that allows you to search web results, videos, images, social network and news. Qwant is a search engine that respects your privacy. It doesn’t filter internet content and nor to track its users.
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