Ixquick - The worlds most private Search Engine
mdg40 last edited by
Hi, I am now using the search engine Ixquick for over a year now. I am very content with this Dutch search engine. The reason is that it give good quick results and it offers complete privacy. Ixquick delivers this privacy in the following way: - Your IP addresses are not captured - Your search data is not recorded - No tracking cookies are used by IXquick - Ixquick makes use of powerfull SSL encryptment - Surf anonymous using the free proxy function of Ixquick - Already a company history of 14 years - Recommended by privacy experts from arround the world - On July 14th 2008 Ixquick received the first European Privacy Seal from European Data Protection Supervisor Mr. Peter Hustinx. It makes Ixquick the first and only EU-approved search engine. - Ixquick has been registered with the Dutch Data Protection Authority This Authority supervises the fair and lawful use and security of your personal data, to ensure your privacy today and in the future (meaning no NSA) Ixquick is a meta search engine which doesn't use results from google. Try it and see for yourself.
mdg40 last edited by
Startpage is a sister search engine of Ixquick. This one indeed uses results from google. All other privacy advantages that Ixquick has are also available when using Startpage. Both Search Engines are made by the same company.
I rahter use Ixquick than Startpage. I do not agree that the result of Ixquick are not relevant.I agree that the result looks different but when you use it for a couple of week and then use Google again…the result of Google lookdifferent. It is what you used to.
lemari last edited by
Startpage is a sister search engine of Ixquick.
Gaim last edited by
By "irrelevant" I mean Ixquick's results almost never include what I was looking for - which is immediately available if searched for with StartPage (or even Yandex).
(who needs their "privacy protection" if they return useless results?)
For me it's different. Usually I can get better search results with Ixquick than StartPage. But both are fantastic.
I do a lot of searches in the C++ world, which means a lot of strings which are very precise. I want to see what's hit, and not what's close a good portion of the time.
I originally went from google to DuckDuckGo because google wouldn't let me get precise.. DDG was better.
When I went to IXQuick a couple a years ago, DDG was getting much looser on results returned. Now IXQuick is headed the same way. If is say "+complang", I do NOT want to get the message "Do you mean 'comp lang'". What I miss by my phrasing is my intentionl I'm getting them too much now. I do wish there was an option that "+" means "+".
If is say "+complang", I do NOT want to get the message "Do you mean 'comp lang'". What I miss by my phrasing is my intentionl I'm getting them too much now. I do wish there was an option that "+" means "+".
Perhaps I misunderstood something, but why don't you put your search queries inside quotes? This way you'll get precisely what you're looking for. It works on both Google and ixquick.com. You can also add a search engine in Vivaldi for precise queries, like eg.