8 things to know about DuckDuckGo, Apple’s “anti-Google” option

by bold-lichterman

While Apple yesterday launched an update to iOS, it has at the same time integrated an option in its Safari browser, which should not make Google smile: the alternative search engine DuckDuckGo. It also gives a great exposure to the search engine positioned on respect for privacy.

Safari gives you more control over your privacy, with separate incognito windows and built-in support for DuckDuckGo, a search engine that doesn’t keep track of users. »Apple, 06/02/14

DuckDuckGo, the search engine ” who doesn’t spy on you As its founders like to say.


8 things to know about DuckDuckGo:

  • Launched in 2008 in the USA
  • Creation: Gabriel Weinberg (his site: http://www.gabrielweinberg.com/)
  • Located in Valley Forge, PA
  • 5 million daily requests at the start of 2014
  • Twice more consulted than before the Snowden affair
  • No IP address or browsing information, or cookies are stored
  • Requests do not change from user to user
  • A model based on the affiliate sales on Amazon and eBay