Privacy

How To Remove Google From Your Life – Alternatives to Google

If you’re “searching” for something on the internet, there’s a good chance that you’re using Google. Google has created an ecosystem to collect people’s information, and their product line continues to expand. This expansion is just leading to more touch points with their users to collect their data. There are private alternatives to almost every…

Tech

Why Do People Trust “Big Tech”?

Privacy advocates have become more concerned with how “big tech” companies (i.e. Google, Facebook and Amazon) gather and use data from people using their products. However, these companies have maintained their massive user bases and have mostly continued their concerning data practices. Trusting Big Data Companies Is Risky Companies that rely on big data to make money…

Search Engines

DuckDuckGo Doesn’t Hide or Encrypt Your Search History [Updated]

DuckDuckGo is a private search engine. It is adamant about spreading privacy around the internet. However, there is one issue we discovered that raises privacy concerns. Your search terms, while they may be sent over your network in an encrypted form, show up in plain text in browsing history. Contents: Is DuckDuckGo Really Private? DuckDuckGo…