DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo  promotes itself on several points — when you go to their site: Switch to DuckDuckGo and take back your privacy! We don’t store your personal info. We don’t follow you around with ads. We don’t track you. Ever. This is generally good, and if all is well, your searches will not be given to advertisers. […]

StartPage, your private search engine

Most of you probably have already seen how items related to your searches on google or bing, end up in the advertisements on other pages you visit.   For example, searching for vacations in Spain, very soon after, you get advertisements for the same when you visit sites that are not related to Spain, such […]

Yes You Can [soapbox]

Talking about privacy and security, I recently heard Whit Diffie compare it to “talking about cancer” — it is a huge topic, and curing (all) cancer seems insurmountable.  What can any one person do about it?  It is so complex, so seemingly technical, and any normal person faced with the size of that mountain, cannot help […]