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What the fck is…Duck Duck Go?

If you haven’t heard of Duck Duck Go, you can be excused. Truth is its pretty cool, it’s been around for a while, since 2008. It’s basically private browser. You can search on it and it won’t follow, track and profile you for advertising purposes (Which is the point of Google in the first place)

Duck Duck Go

This is what Duck Duck Go say bout themselves
We’re setting the new standard of trust online, empowering people to take control of their personal information.

This is the description
DuckDuckGo is an Internet search engine that emphasises protecting searchers’ privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalised search results.

Is it worth the hassle?
If you’re into not letting Google profile the sht out of you then we suggest you get around Duck Duck Go.

What’s all this Google profiling about?
This is where you can go to see what Google knows about you. Pretty scary sht right there.

Google Profiling
These are the categories that their ads will be based on
http://www.google.com/settings/ads/
There are some weird ones in there. I got county music and water sports.

It knows where you’ve been
https://maps.google.com/locationhistory

Here’s your general search history
https://www.google.com/history/

So if you’re not big on Googs knowing heaps about you and you’re a little paranoid….

Fear and loathing

Try Duck Duck Go. Here is is
https://duckduckgo.com/

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