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Is There a Search Engine Uncorrupted by the Obama Admin?
6/27/13 | originalbuckeye

Posted on 06/27/2013 6:21:46 PM PDT by originalbuckeye

Is there a safe search engine? I am not that computer savvy but would love to know if there ar ANY search engines that haven't rolled over for Obama's Big Brother Government.


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What does everyone else use? I was furious when I read that, before the last election, Google was using searches of users to identify the undecided voters and target them with pro-Obama stuff.
1 posted on 06/27/2013 6:21:46 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: originalbuckeye

Duck Dusk Go and Iquick


2 posted on 06/27/2013 6:23:29 PM PDT by Mozilla
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To: originalbuckeye

Nope nada nothing is safe


3 posted on 06/27/2013 6:24:41 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: originalbuckeye

Ixquick


4 posted on 06/27/2013 6:24:46 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Mozilla

Thank you. Will try one.


5 posted on 06/27/2013 6:25:19 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: originalbuckeye

I use Startpage for all searching. It does not record your IP.
Startpage results come from the back door of other search engines...www.Startpage.com


6 posted on 06/27/2013 6:25:50 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: AlexW

how do you know that


7 posted on 06/27/2013 6:27:13 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: originalbuckeye
Another vote for ixquick

They don't record IP address and you can open the page via proxy if you'd like......however, sometimes you can't use certain functions in the target webpage in the proxy mode.

8 posted on 06/27/2013 6:27:29 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: originalbuckeye

duckduckgo.com


9 posted on 06/27/2013 6:28:17 PM PDT by ransacked
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To: bigheadfred

I have also heard that.

I do not know for a fact, that is the truth, but they claim so.


10 posted on 06/27/2013 6:28:29 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: originalbuckeye

I suspect that Ixquick and startpage are one in the same.
Their home pages are identical.


11 posted on 06/27/2013 6:29:40 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: originalbuckeye

Only one I know ids the Encyclopedia Britannica, but only the printed version.


12 posted on 06/27/2013 6:30:00 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: AlexW

That is also my understanding.

I believe they were originally ixquick, then changed to startpage (also) when that better word became available.

AFAIK it is the same search engine.


13 posted on 06/27/2013 6:31:07 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: originalbuckeye

ixquick


14 posted on 06/27/2013 6:31:14 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I don’t trust any of them. But I don’t care if they track me either. My philosophy hasn’t changed in the last 40 years.


15 posted on 06/27/2013 6:32:30 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: al baby

No, it’s true that nothing is completely safe, but I recommend StartPage.com


16 posted on 06/27/2013 6:33:21 PM PDT by Zarro (Recall EVERYONE in Congress voting for the NDAA 2012)
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To: originalbuckeye
There are a few that claim to protect your privacy such as DuckDuckGo and IxQuick but unfortunately Google is still faster and provides better results for most searches. I think a more effective way to stick it to them is to block trackers and cookies so they get no benefit from your use of their site. The industry is rather freaking out lately about Firefox's plan to make tracker blocking easier - http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-06-19/business/40061905_1_mozilla-firefox-web-netmarketshare
17 posted on 06/27/2013 6:33:59 PM PDT by Teflonic
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To: Zarro

It says it is enhanced by google


18 posted on 06/27/2013 6:34:57 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: bigheadfred

“how do you know that”
___________________________________

Katherine Albrecht, a privacy expert has been pushing Startpage for quite some time.
http://www.katherinealbrecht.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage&Itemid=1


19 posted on 06/27/2013 6:35:02 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: AlexW

ahhhh you were toled that


20 posted on 06/27/2013 6:36:46 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: originalbuckeye

“Take a deep breath. You’re safe here.

Click here to learn how Ixquick protects you from government surveillance.”

Actually on their home page-—LOVE it. (hope it’s true.)


21 posted on 06/27/2013 6:38:02 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: originalbuckeye

https://startpage.com/


22 posted on 06/27/2013 6:38:14 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: originalbuckeye

no problem.


23 posted on 06/27/2013 6:40:58 PM PDT by Mozilla
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To: al baby

“It says it is enhanced by google”
_________________________________________

That does not matter. Google sees only the Startpage IP, not yours.


24 posted on 06/27/2013 6:41:00 PM PDT by AlexW
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IXQuick, DuckDuckGo, Entireweb

What is primarily important is that you lock encryption on every web page. https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere

And that you make sure your point of contact, like IXQuick is not Backdoored by the NSA. The have server connections to google, yahoo, etc. Encryption doesn’t help when you are connecting to a rootkit’d node.

To ensure safety, you can go a step further with a VPN to swissvpn or another Country with better privacy laws. Then browse, play, whatever you want to to without being recorded.

Https in and of itself will not stop deep packet inspection. It will irritate it and buy time. Not being there via a VPN will make archiving much more difficult.

In short, it’s not just the search engine. It’s the ISP’s. You must have encryption + anonymity. One is good, but both are realistic protection from your NAZI government.


25 posted on 06/27/2013 6:43:54 PM PDT by JFoobar
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To: originalbuckeye

Your ISP is probably supplying them with the info anyway.


26 posted on 06/27/2013 6:44:22 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (President Obama; The Slumlord of the Rentseekers)
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To: al baby
Yes, it does say that it is "enhanced by Google". But click the "details" link and see the limits that Startpage puts on what is passed to Google and what is stripped FROM the Google results.

See this for more info.

Also, it's by ixQuick, which others have referenced.
27 posted on 06/27/2013 6:49:22 PM PDT by Zarro (Recall EVERYONE in Congress voting for the NDAA 2012)
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To: originalbuckeye

I’m normally not a conspiracy theorist - in fact, I hate that sort of thing - but I’ve thought I noticed a distinct bias in the returns I get when I search on controversial political topics. Almost always, all the liberal propaganda comes right to the top.


28 posted on 06/27/2013 6:49:37 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: originalbuckeye

https://www.ixquick.com/eng/


29 posted on 06/27/2013 6:49:58 PM PDT by seeker41
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To: originalbuckeye

I also use StartPage and have for quite awhile. Don’t miss google or bing or yahoo. The results from StartPage are nearly the same, with less cruft.

I also use a personel VPN and connect to VPN servers out of the country. ISP doesn’t see anything other than the VPN connection to whichever VPN server I choose to use that day.

Keep safe out there.


30 posted on 06/27/2013 6:56:40 PM PDT by LaRueLaDue
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To: originalbuckeye
https://startpage.com/do/metasearch.pl
31 posted on 06/27/2013 7:03:34 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who could have guessed that one day pro wrestling would be less fake than network news?)
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To: originalbuckeye
search engine
32 posted on 06/27/2013 7:06:02 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Electorate data confirms Resolute Conservative voted for Soetoro)
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To: LaRueLaDue

Please tell us what a VPN is.


33 posted on 06/27/2013 7:14:47 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: al baby

I would tend to believe your assessment. Any search or web page visit will jump from server to server until it gets what it is looking for. Just run a “tracert” on any URL and see the jumps. I did a tracert on www.freerepublic.com and it took 20 hops.

Tracing route to www.freerepublic.com [209.157.64.201]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 44 ms 23 ms 54 ms cable-mac1.sodsny03-ar4001.nyroc.rr.com [69.207.112.1]
2 11 ms 11 ms 11 ms cpe-24-93-9-238.rochester.res.rr.com [24.93.9.238]
3 21 ms 37 ms 22 ms rdc-72-230-153-56.wny.east.twcable.com [72.230.153.56]
4 14 ms 15 ms 15 ms rdc-72-230-153-245.wny.east.twcable.com [72.230.153.245]
5 31 ms 32 ms 45 ms bundle-ether1.albynyyf-rtr000.nyroc.rr.com [24.24.21.208]
6 30 ms 37 ms 28 ms ae-5-0.cr0.nyc30.tbone.rr.com [66.109.6.74]
7 121 ms 26 ms 28 ms 66.109.1.56
8 113 ms 47 ms 48 ms 216.55.0.65
9 41 ms 36 ms 45 ms vb1011.rar3.washington-dc.us.xo.net [216.156.0.21]
10 36 ms 33 ms 43 ms 207.88.14.161.ptr.us.xo.net [207.88.14.161]
11 40 ms 43 ms 41 ms xe-0.equinix.asbnva01.us.bb.gin.ntt.NET [206.223.115.12]
12 40 ms 79 ms 64 ms ae-6.r21.asbnva02.us.bb.gin.ntt.net [129.250.3.113]
13 154 ms 129 ms 133 ms ae-4.r20.snjsca04.us.bb.gin.ntt.net [129.250.4.103]
14 127 ms 128 ms 145 ms ae-1.r07.snjsca04.us.bb.gin.ntt.net [129.250.5.53]
15 135 ms 124 ms 129 ms xe-0-2-0.r20.mlpsca01.us.bb.gin.ntt.net [129.250.4.38]
16 128 ms 129 ms 257 ms xe-7-1.r02.mlpsca01.us.bb.gin.ntt.net [129.250.3.5]
17 143 ms 124 ms 128 ms mg-1.a00.mlpsca01.us.da.verio.net [129.250.24.194]
18 128 ms 133 ms 121 ms mg-1.a01.mlpsca01.us.da.verio.net [129.250.24.195]
19 129 ms 126 ms 137 ms 128.242.105.82
20 131 ms 136 ms 124 ms 209.157.64.201

Trace complete.

At least one of those servers is likely to be tracking the data. It would not be hard to force all traffic though a server used to track internet activity.


34 posted on 06/27/2013 7:17:37 PM PDT by Dutch Boy
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I use Goodsearch.com.

So far I don’t think it’s large enough for the summit honchos to bother with. It’s a great search engine IMHO.


35 posted on 06/27/2013 7:21:31 PM PDT by basil (ear)
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To: originalbuckeye

It’s safer just to buy more guns and ammo.


36 posted on 06/27/2013 7:25:25 PM PDT by gotribe (Limit The Government's Right To Bear Arms)
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To: originalbuckeye

later


37 posted on 06/27/2013 7:25:28 PM PDT by deweyfrank
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To: originalbuckeye

You’re worried about the search engines but you are here?

They monitor this site for sure. That’s why I give them the pleasure of letting them know how I REALLY feel.

F U B O !


38 posted on 06/27/2013 7:26:22 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: originalbuckeye

startpage


39 posted on 06/27/2013 7:34:24 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: Zarro

Start page says that it is “enhanced by google”.


40 posted on 06/27/2013 7:37:25 PM PDT by diamond6 (Behold this Heart which has so loved men!" Jesus to St. Margaret Mary)
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To: diamond6
Start page says that it is “enhanced by google”.

I've mostly switched from Google to StartPage.

This description is provided on StartPage.com:

Startpage offers you Web search results from Google in complete privacy!

When you search with Startpage, we remove all identifying information from your query and submit it anonymously to Google ourselves. We get the results and return them to you in total privacy.

Your IP address is never recorded, your visit is not logged, and no tracking cookies are placed on your browser. When it comes to protecting your privacy, Startpage runs the tightest ship on the Internet. Our outstanding privacy policy and thoughtful engineering give you great search results in total anonymity. Here are some of our key features:

Free proxy surfing available.
Praised by privacy experts worldwide.
Fourteen-year company track record.
Third-party certified.

No IP address recorded.
No record is made of your searches.
No identifying or tracking cookies used.
Connection using powerful SSL encryption.

To learn more, check out our privacy page and read our privacy policy. We're confident you'll like what you see.


41 posted on 06/27/2013 7:53:47 PM PDT by TChad
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So you would choose this over IcQuick?


42 posted on 06/27/2013 7:59:43 PM PDT by diamond6 (Behold this Heart which has so loved men!" Jesus to St. Margaret Mary)
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To: originalbuckeye

Thanks very much for all the excellent input, Freepers. Right now I’m using searchnu.com, just to avoid Google. It’s not the best search engine, actually kinda shoddy, but at least it ain’t Google.


43 posted on 06/27/2013 8:02:06 PM PDT by jespasinthru (Proud member of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.)
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To: originalbuckeye

Have a question. How do I add a Facebook Toolbar to my computer?


44 posted on 06/27/2013 8:04:39 PM PDT by diamond6 (Behold this Heart which has so loved men!" Jesus to St. Margaret Mary)
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To: JFoobar

All of which means squat if you post comments on a conservative web site. Or anywhere for that matter if your post contains the forbidden words.

Everyone here is in the cross hairs already. Be less concerned about search engines and more concerned about what you are going to do when “they” decide to come for you. Be it an IRS audit (financial ruin) or jackboots pounding on your door, they are eventually going to retaliate against all contrary political thought.


45 posted on 06/27/2013 8:13:55 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: originalbuckeye

Impeachment File on “B. Hussein Obama,” formerly known as Barry Soetoro, a Legal Citizen of the Sovereign Nation of Indonesia.


46 posted on 06/27/2013 8:19:08 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: originalbuckeye

I noticed something else; maybe this deserves its own thread, but I don’t know how to set that up:

Jonestown Massacre...a subject of recent interest of mine since it looks like the country is headed in a direction like that.

Search ‘Jonestown massacre’ on youtube to find documentary videos produced by many all over the world.

But...some 90s BS folksinger whatever decided to rename himself ‘Brian Jonestown Massacre’ (no BS that is supposedly the name of this musical group).

So to find info on Jonestown you have to wade through all this crap. What kind of sick fu## would call a band that; without some other motivation.


47 posted on 06/27/2013 8:25:11 PM PDT by bakeneko
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To: originalbuckeye
duckduckgo.com

Have a friend who did some work for them. They store no info so even if they get a subpoena they have nothing to give up.

48 posted on 06/27/2013 8:34:27 PM PDT by TWfromTEXAS
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So you would choose this over IcQuick?

IxQuick may actually be better, I don't know. Basically I love Google except for its privacy invasions, so StartPage gives me most of what I want.

While I cannot be sure that Ixquick/Startpage will follow its stated privacy policy, I think it is likely.

49 posted on 06/27/2013 8:44:58 PM PDT by TChad
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To: originalbuckeye

Nope. Rely on your own intellect and you’ll be fine.


50 posted on 06/27/2013 9:26:51 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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