Private Search Engines – A Complete Guide

Search Encrypt/ April 16, 2018

What is a Private Search Engine? Private search engines work exactly like big search engines, like Google or Yahoo!, except they don’t gather, store or process any information about you or your searches. Many of these private search engines skip tracking and use additional features or settings to make their search engines as private

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Gmail’s New “Confidential Mode” Is Not Confidential

Search Encrypt/ April 13, 2018

Google revealed earlier this week that it’s launching an updated Gmail design. The new Gmail will offer new features like “Snooze” and “Smart Reply”. Also included is a newly added “Confidential Mode”. With Confidential Mode, users can control if the message can be forwarded, copied, downloaded or printed. Engadget reported that Gmail’s restrictions will

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Firefox for iOS Adds Tracking Protection By Default

Search Encrypt/ April 13, 2018

Mozilla first added tracking protection to its iOS browser in September of 2017. The tracker blocking was automatic with Private Browsing mode, but was an option in normal browsing. Firefox’s latest update enables the tracker protection by default. This change is big for Firefox because it makes it more private by default. While many

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Reasons You Should Use Private Search Engines

Search Encrypt/ April 12, 2018

Privacy-focused tools are the most user-friendly on the internet. This is because by protecting their users’ information, rather than using it against them, they empower users to decide for themselves. Big search engines offer very little transparency as to how they actually use the user-information they collect. Here are some reasons it’s a good

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How Does Search Encrypt Work?

Search Encrypt/ April 12, 2018

Search Encrypt is a private search engine designed with privacy as its core value. Search Encrypt protects your privacy by encrypting your search terms, expiring your browsing history and using advanced SSL encryption. We’re sharing a bit about how we encrypt your searches and, as a result, protect your privacy. What Happens When You

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Privacy May Be Blockchain’s Best Application

Search Encrypt/ April 12, 2018

Cryptocurrency and blockchain have taken off in huge ways over the past year. There are countless opinions about the legitimacy, reliability, and future of cryptocurrencies and their widespread use. One idea that there is less disagreement on is that blockchain and cryptocurrencies’ ability to protect user data from companies and governments. Blockchain Is Great For Data Security

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Facebook is Not The Internet’s Only Privacy Villain

Search Encrypt/ April 11, 2018

Facebook is getting battered for recent news involving Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook user data. The company’s stock price (FB) fell around 11-percent as a result, in which the company lost more value than Tesla’s entire market cap! The privacy concerns that have existed on the fringes of the internet forever, finally made their

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Deleting Your Google History For Real – Dylan Curran

Search Encrypt/ April 11, 2018

Dylan Curran, a privacy consultant, has been outspoken about Facebook, Google and other tech giants’ handling of user data. Curran is making more people aware of the importance of privacy on the internet, a message we’re very supportive of. Follow His Twitter Thread Want to freak yourself out? I'm gonna show just how much

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