What Are Filter Bubbles & How To Avoid Them

Search Encrypt/ October 16, 2018

The internet is facing a major issue. One that has a major impact on politics and belief systems in the United States, and has already divided our country politically. The issue is filter bubbles. Contents What is a Filter Bubble? How Are Filter Bubbles

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What is Search Neutrality? Is Your Search Engine Biased?

Search Encrypt/ October 16, 2018

Search neutrality is the idea that a search engine does not limit or influence a person’s ability to access information on the internet. The search engine market is very one sided with just a couple companies controlling the entire market. “Search neutrality is a principle that search engines should

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Why You Should Take Your Privacy Seriously

Search Encrypt/ October 15, 2018

Contents: What Is Privacy? Who Is Collecting Information About You? What Exactly Are They Collecting? How Long Will Your Information Be Stored? Who Is It Shared With? Can You Opt Out? Can We Control Our Information? How Is Your Information Used Against You? Daniel

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3 Easy Steps To Search Privately with Search Encrypt

Search Encrypt/ October 15, 2018

1. Stop Using Your Current Search Engine if It’s Tracking You Search Encrypt is a private search engine, though unfortunately most search engines are not privacy-focused. Traditional search engines collect information like your IP address, past searches or even browsing history. If privacy matters

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Why the Facebook Data Scandal Won’t Happen to Us

Search Encrypt/ October 15, 2018

After Facebook gave Cambridge Analytica the data of 87 million people, many companies scrambled to make sure their data security and privacy were up to par with industry standards. Data breaches are terrible for business because they harm the company’s image and diminish consumer trust.

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Twitter May Be Tracking You With Shortened Links

Search Encrypt/ October 15, 2018

Michael Veale, a privacy researcher at University College London, sparked an investigation into Twitter and how it tracks users when they click on its shortened (t.co) links. When Veale requested all the information Twitter has stored about him, Twitter did not include the information

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Improving and Growing Our Private Search Engine

Search Encrypt/ October 15, 2018

Our search engine has changed a lot in the past year. We’ve made more improvements recently that will help you find exactly what you’re looking for online. Look for more changes coming in the future to improve our search engine’s privacy and usability. Our

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