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« on: January 28, 2010, 12:24:22 PM »

I don't have a big anti-Google soapbox, but I'm not their biggest fan either.
The fact that these guys don't record ANY information got my eyebrows up, but now they've gone a step further...

Who the heck is Ixquick? and what are they on about?
Read on...

January 28, International Data Privacy Day 2010

Ixquick, the world's most private search engine, and its U.S. brand, Startpage.com, today announced the release of a new proxy service that allows users to surf the web with complete privacy. The proxy lets users browse websites safely and anonymously, without passing on any private, personally identifiable information to the websites they view.
The proxy service is covered by the same privacy policy that has made Ixquick the industry leader when it comes to search engine privacy. Ixquick does not record IP addresses, make a record of users' searches, or record details about proxy usage. The company's data collection practices are third-party certified with the "European Privacy seal" and widely considered the best in the industry.

The proxy service is being launched today, January 28th, to celebrate international Data Privacy Day.

Proxy service explained: http://startpage.com/proxy/eng/help.html
Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Luovo73Bjqc
Read some stuff: http://www.ixquick.com/eng/protect-privacy.html

I've actually had decent returns searching with startpage.com (ixquick's US portal) for the past week or so.
I get a noticeably larger signal-to-noise ratio.
Maybe because they scrape a handful of other search engines (Google obviously not invited to the party) and ranking hits by globbing the results.
I also like that you can do encrypted searches by simply using the https:// prefix
Check it out...

from somewhere, I don't recall exactly...

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