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  • Just a reminder that WhatsApp is also owned by Facebook
    Meaning, you can go to public instances like,. Here's the documentation on how to start it up. But , you dont have to trust Searx that they are good people nor do you have to trust their data habits like DDG. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Instead of lashing out at duckduckgo for doing what they think is best, ask the deeper question of why we’re all still using centralized services and being disappointed when they behave in a predictably centralized way.
    Consider a future where something like is as ubiquitous as Tor. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • DDG, once a hero has now fallen.
    For those looking for a replacement for Duckduckgo; I would highly recommend using Searx. It's an open source privacy respecting search engine with many decentralized private instances you can swap between. The link I sent is the primary instance, but here is a link with dozens more, and my own private instance. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • DuckDuckGo is out. I guess I'll try Brave Search.
    The most based solution: Https:// - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Uh oh.. What will the vaccinated think of this news? and are the best search engines right now that are anti-censorship and anti-bias. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • What's the best search engine
    If you want true privacy related search engine, I suggest an public instance or host your own) or - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Dr Malone broke the algorithm and now Google is struggling to manually edit the results when you search for mass formation psychosis. Try it. Never seen this before.
    Already been done: - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Google no longer producing high quality search results
    Try Searx, it allows filtering search results with one ! And redirection with two !!: - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • How Google manipulated "Mass formation psychosis" search results after the Malone interview.
    Stop using google, use Searx instead. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Add this to the offal pit! The search engines are getting worse! Did you even notice? 🦕
    They are, if the thing I'm looking for isn't something mainstream I use, its a "meta" search meaning it searches on several different websites then compiles the results and tries to remove personalization/ads/SEO. It also does a much better job than Google at respecting advanced syntax like flags and quotation marks. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • What do you guys think of Havana syndrome?
    But a cursory search with found anecdotes that Mr. Parenti is in poor health and is in poverty (the impoverisment is typical for enemies of the US state). - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • No longer able to buy tactical gear for protection online without being traced.
    I like, as it allows to aggregate results from several search engines. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Google censoring psychedelic content
    Even better than ddg is Searx, because it doesn't store any data, and being a metasearch-engine it pulls results from a huge variety of customizable sources, including Google and ddg. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: Best way to Google? log out first
    Another privacy-respecting metasearch engine is - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Searx – Privacy-respecting metasearch engine (moving away from Duckduckgo) - The metasearch engine open source project Searx might be what you are looking for in terms of private web search (blog post)
    Website: (Privacy-respecting metasearch engine). - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • search engine which is restricted to specified sites/URLs?
    I am not sure but I think searx might be what your looking for. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Alternative to Google and DuckDuckGo
    I recommend :,,, and whoogle. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Feds order Google to track people searching certain names or details
    Hardened Firefox and are great to.:). - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Why Emulating Nintendo Games Is Good, Probably (The Jimquisition)
    Yes. The entire thing is organized like the underlining structures of the internet. Communities are networked together in a web of free association and resources are matched to need in the same way that a web crawler like SearX searches for information on the network. Each federation of cooperatives would operate like a Mastodon or Peertube instance. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Why yes yes they are
    But if you want to be a 1337 Hekr, there is that uses searches every search engine you want it to. Genuinely useful sometimes to aggregate results, but it's like using an F1 racecar for groceries. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • So i was a little curious, and searched Pogi noodes, this is what i got to see.
    Bro ddg is cringe and proprietary, use - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Searx

12 Google Alternatives: Best Search Engines To Use In 2019
It retrieves search results from numerous sources that include famous ones like Google, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, Wikipedia, etc. SearX is an open-source Google alternative and available to everyone for a source code review as well as contributions on GitHub. You can even customize it as your own metasearch engine and host it on your server.
8 Privacy Oriented Alternative Search Engines To Google in 2018
If you are fond of utilizing Torrent clients to download stuff, this search engine will help you find the magnet links to the exact files when you try searching for a file through searX. When you access the settings (preferences) for searX, you would find a lot of advanced things to tweak from your end.

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