Skip to comments.VANITY - Getting rid of Evil Google
Posted on 02/26/2012 10:45:30 AM PST by lowtaxsmallgov
Ridding my life of Google. Does anyone have suggestions for search engines that combine... - neutral or conservative oriented results - doesn't track personal info, either on a personal or aggragated level - performance - fast, relevant, current, etc - monetization (banner ads, etc) directed towards conservative owners, conservative causes, conservative politicos, etc etc etc
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I use Bing and am happy with it. Relying on a search engine to be neutral is a pipe dream. It’s based on money not ideology.
ping to do the same
I use ixquick. It’s usually good enough for me.
Since Scroogle is dead, I too am looking...
It’s getting more difficult to sort through their loaded crap to get what you are looking for on google lately. I’ve gone to bookmarking their advance search (which is now hard to find on their search page)to dig down “my” search words.
I’ve switched to Bing.
StartPage and DuckDuckGo do not record IP addresses.
What, you don’t like them data mining your emails, searches and other to present you with targeted ads...
Try searching on your FR handle... It will show up along with any other sites you have used that handle on.
I don’t think their evil, but I don’t trust them either.
I’d be curious if Google, once allowed to “know” a conservative, will keep throwing liberal results in their face (or even get worse about it), or whether it will start accommodating that conservative’s preferences, bringing up FR and Rush Limbaugh and the like first.
Someone reported that Google tries to get so clever that even if you come in cookieless and don’t log in to any Google service, it looks at your IP address. This of course jumbles things around if you use temporary IP addresses from an ISP. Also 192.168.whatever.whatever is common as a local IP address and might also have an interesting Google “dossier.”
I took a look at StartPage but right there beside the entry field it says “enhanced by Google” so is it really separate from Google?
Will using this search page direct any monetization towards Google, and indirectly, to liberal / progressive / Democrat causes?
Do you know much about Gabriel Weinberg’s politics, or his economic views?
He seems to have a very unGoogle perspective, which is refreshing.
I didn’t know my FR handle was so popular!
Then use whatever search engine you'd like. Just be careful of the search terms so you don't compromise yourself.
Ixquick is good.
Go to Abine.com and download Do Not Track. It works well with Firefox.
Still have internet problems but I blame them on the muslim brotherhood’s top secret access to homeland insecurity.
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