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Stop using DuckDuckGo! Here's why...

The majority of visitors that find this website via a search engine are coming from 1, DuckDuckGo (DDG) and 2, Google. It's a bit interesting to me that DDG has, on average, been winning out over Google for several months now. This tells me that a lot of you have become more aware of the threats to your privacy and that's a really good thing. Thank you!

Given the several scandals that have hit DDG however, it is time to stop using DuckDuckGo. For example, from my Alternative Search Engines That Respect Your Privacy page:

DuckDuckGo has openly admitted to censoring and de-ranking search results as well as working with Microsoft's Bing in order to influence their results (DuckDuckGo relies heavily on Bing). In one instance they blacklisted voat.co, a former free speech social platform, and on March 10, 2022, DuckDuckGo's CEO, Gabriel Weinberg, tweeted the following:

Like so many others I am sickened by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the gigantic humanitarian crisis it continues to create. #StandWithUkraine️ At DuckDuckGo, we've been rolling out search updates that down-rank sites associated with Russian disinformation.

Weinberg apparently had no problem when the U.S. invaded Iraq, Syria, Libya, etc., nor any problem with Black Lives Matter and Antifa terrorists burning and looting cities throughout the U.S., but he suddenly developed a selective crises of conscious when Russia invades Ukraine, which happens to be full of U.S. supported terrorists.

DuckDuckGo also admitted to influencing Microsoft's Bing search results according to a New York Times article:

DuckDuckGo said it "regularly" flagged problematic search terms with Bing so they could be addressed.

DuckDuckGo continues its race to the bottom. From an April 15, 2022, TorrentFreak article:

DuckDuckGo 'Removes' Pirate Sites and YouTube-DL from Its Search Results:

Privacy-centered search engine DuckDuckGo has completely removed the search results for many popular pirates sites including The Pirate Bay, 1337x, and Fmovies. Several YouTube ripping services have disappeared, too and even the homepage of the open-source software youtube-mp3 is unfindable.

On or around 25 May, 2022, it was discovered that DuckDuckGo was allowing tracking by Microsoft:

DuckDuckGo is not safe to browse as Microsoft tracks user data | Technology News – India TV

DuckDuckGo's founder Gabriel Weinberg has admitted to the company's agreement with Microsoft for allowing them to track the user's activity. He further stated that they are taking to Microsoft to change their agreement clause for users' confidentiality.

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It is still possible to use DGG through a proxy however. See the Alternative Search Engines That Respect Your Privacy page for possibilities. One such example is eTools.ch which is a meta search engine that grabs results from 17 other search engines, including DuckDuckGo, Google, Brave, Mojeek, Yahoo, etc..

Alternative Search Engines

Alternative Search Engines That Respect Your Privacy – 12Bytes.org

Following are some search engines which are more privacy-centric than those offered by the privacy-hating mega-corporations like Google and Bing.

Unlike meta search engines such as DuckDuckGo, Startpage, etc., which rely either partially or entirely upon third parties for their results (primarily Bing and Google), all search engines listed here maintain their own indexes meaning they actively crawl the web in search of new and updated content to add to their catalogs. A few are hybrids, meaning they rely partially upon a 3rd party engine.

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Content update: Alternative Search Engines That Respect Your Privacy

The Alternative Search Engines That Respect Your Privacy page has been updated with the removal of all meta search engines, including DuckDuckGo which has openly admitted to censorship, de-ranking and working with Microsoft's Bing in order to influence their results.

The CEO of DuckDuckGo, Gabriel Weinberg, is Jewish by the way. If you wonder why i bring that up, consider how many of Jewish owned tech companies, including Google, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, etc., are little more than vile parasites which collect and sell user data and manufacture public opinion.

Gabriel Weinberg, DuckDuckGo CEO, openly admits censorship

Today, March 10, 2022, DuckDuckGo's CEO (and chief idiot in my opinion), Gabriel Weinberg, tweeted the following:

Like so many others I am sickened by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the gigantic humanitarian crisis it continues to create. #StandWithUkraine️

At DuckDuckGo, we've been rolling out search updates that down-rank sites associated with Russian disinformation.

Whiny Weinberg either has no clue as to why Russia illegally invaded Ukraine, ostensibly for reasons having to do with the U.S. and NATO, or, like the rest of the Zionist/globalist tribe, simply wants to be a part of promoting the globalist agenda.

Whether Russia's invasion of Ukraine is justified, in a specific sense regarding NATO expansion, Putin is in fact a piece of garbage, as is Trump, Biden, Clinton and every one of the rest of the globalist bunch. While we can argue, for whatever it's worth, which one stinks less, it must be understood that they're all playing the same game for the same globalist masters.

Alternative search engines: Mojeek Surpasses 5 Billion Pages

Among the plethora of so-called alternative search engines, there are actually very few that actively crawl the web and index new content. DuckDuckGo, Startpage, Qwant, Searx and many others, are essentially proxies that rely partially or entirely upon data provided by Google and Bing and therefore the results they return are subject to the censorship and manipulation of what is collectively known as 'Big Tech'.

There is indeed a concerning lack of true alternative, unbiased, privacy respecting search engines which operate their own crawlers and indexes. Among them is Mojeek, a UK based company who today announced that their index has surpassed 5 billion pages.

If you're researching anything politically sensitive, you cannot rely upon the mainstream search engines which often bury or completely de-list content that the establishment doesn't want you knowing about and this is where Mojeek becomes a powerful tool.

[...] we're on a mission to build the world's alternative search engine; a search engine that does what's right, that values and respects your privacy, whilst providing its own unique and unbiased search results.

I like this company and i like their ethics. I've found Joshua, their marketing contact, to be responsive and engaging when communicating with him.