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Anonymous 02/21/2017 (Tue) 12:24:23 [Preview] No. 8060
Does anybody know what happened to serax? I was using to as my default searcher (even though it is slower than most) but it seems to be down. I'm not sure what to use in the meantime, what do you use?
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Anonymous 02/21/2017 (Tue) 14:21:42 [Preview] No. 8061 del
>>8060
searx is working now again, use startpage, it has google-quality search results


Anonymous 02/21/2017 (Tue) 15:36:17 [Preview] No. 8062 del
Dude, in case searx goes down just look for another mirror. It was probably some fast maintenance. They have a list of running instances on github.


Anonymous 02/21/2017 (Tue) 15:38:31 [Preview] No. 8063 del
>>8060
https://github.com/asciimoo/searx/wiki/Searx-instances
searx is software and not limited to single website

>>8061
>google-quality
lol
by the way, startpage is a broken mess with bloated HTML code full of errors


Anonymous 02/21/2017 (Tue) 15:59:01 [Preview] No. 8066 del
Personally I use CuckCuckGo, doesnt give me any problems.


Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 14:32:52 [Preview] No. 8090 del
Works for me, i use it only in Tor Browser.


Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 19:50:04 [Preview] No. 8098 del
I've also been having problems with searx lately. I just switched to another instance. Has anyone contacted the owner ? I don't use mail.


Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 21:26:47 [Preview] No. 8101 del
>>8066

That site exist and leads to google.


Anonymous 02/24/2017 (Fri) 21:18:32 [Preview] No. 8111 del
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CuckCuckGo Anonymous 02/28/2017 (Tue) 22:01:31 [Preview] No. 8137 del
We recommend that you don't use DuckDuckGo if you seek a search engine that values your privacy. There's no confirmed proof that DuckDuckGo is violating your privacy, but there are some very suspicious things, however, that make certain other search engines far superior in that regard.

Gabriel Weinberg, the founder of DuckDuckGo, used to run the Names Database. This was a website that aimed to connect people who had lost contact by gathering lots and lots of e-mail addresses. Getting access could be done by either paying money, or submitting lots of e-mail addresses of other people. Since the service revolved around gathering personal information, it is very suspicious for Gabriel Weinberg to start a business that is privacy-oriented.

DuckDuckGo used to set a tracking cookie, even though they claimed they didn't. This was done by a third party they cooperate with, which means that it wasn't necessarily intentional, but if it's unintentional, it shows a worrying lack of care.

DuckDuckGo is based in the US. This makes it really easy for the NSA to compromise it. If it were based in the EU, for example, the NSA wouldn't have the legal power to force them to log everything without telling anyone. This wouldn't guarantee privacy, but it would make it a lot more plausible. Instead, they're based in the US, which means that the NSA can do whatever they want with them. There are secure search engines that are not based in the US.


Anonymous 02/28/2017 (Tue) 23:33:53 [Preview] No. 8138 del
>>8137
Duckgogo has a hideous interface anyway and the ranking by relevance isn't nearly as accurate as Google. I don't enjoy using it.


Anonymous 03/01/2017 (Wed) 20:11:27 [Preview] No. 8140 del
>Google was founded in 1998
Are there any viable newer alternatives for getting around the Wired?



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