Searx.me: an open source, privacy respecting alternative to Google Search

Chris Were

First published at 06:40 UTC on February 13th, 2018.
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Available at https://SearX.me.
Searx is a metasearch engine, aggregating the results of other search engines while not storing information about its users.

"Searx may not offer you as personalised results as Google, but it doesn't generate a profile about you. "Searx doesn't care about what you search for, never shares anything with a third party, and it can't be used to compromise you. Searx is free software, the code is 100% open and you can help to make it better. See more on github. If you do care about privacy, want to be a conscious user, or otherwise believe in digital freedom, make searx your default search engine or run it on your own server.

"Searx is a metasearch engine, inspired by the seeks project.
It provides basic privacy by mixing your queries with searches on other platforms without storing search data. Queries are made using a POST request on every browser (except chrome*). Therefore they show up in neither our logs, nor your url history. In case of Chrome* users there is an exception, searx uses the search bar to perform GET requests. Searx can be added to your browser's search bar; moreover, it can be set as the default search engine."

CategoryScience & Technology
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