Last week I read an article that said Apple’s customers should switch from Google– the default search engine in Safari on iPhone, iPad, and Mac– and use DuckDuckGo instead. Why this search engine and not Yahoo! or Bing?
It is an independent search engine designed from the ground up to maintain your privacy.
It means the search service doesn’t collect information about you, doesn’t gather your search queries, and doesn’t install cookies or tracking code on your systems.
Fair enough. Privacy is important to me and I’ve grown concerned about how much information about me is collected by Google, Facebook, Amazon, et al, and what they do with that data.
That DuckDuckGo does not collect and use such information seems good on the surface, but I use a search engine to find information. Why switch? … Continue »