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Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Jan 18, 2017



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Popular search sites like Google and Bing are wonderful for finding what we're searching for on the Internet, but the trade-off is that these sites gather quite a bit of valuable information whenever we use them.

While the resulting custom search results can be very helpful, with all of the privacy issues we're hearing about anymore, many people are looking for a little more privacy when searching the web.

A web resource called Startpage understands the need for privacy while searching and offers "the world’s most private search engine" or so they claim.

Popular sites usually capture your current IP address, what you're searching for, the site that you came from and what you clicked in the search results.

The Startpage search system doesn't capture any of those things, but it still allows you to use the world's most powerful search engine:Google.

Think of it as a Harry Potter invisibility cloak, as they act as a security blanket whenever you are searching around on the Internet.

Learn all about it and give it a try at https://Startpage.com

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