Try one of these alternative search engines if you are tired of being tracked.


Google, Bing, Yahoo – all the major search engines track your search history and build profiles on you, serving different results based on your search history. Try one of these alternative search engines if you’re tired of being tracked.

Google now encrypts your search traffic when you’re logged in, but this only prevents third-parties from snooping on your search traffic – it doesn’t prevent Google from tracking you.  —  Web developer Ukreuromedia. is a popular search engine for the privacy-conscious. As its privacy page says, doesn’t log any personally identifiable information. doesn’t use cookies to identify you, and it discards user agents and IP addresses from its server logs. doesn’t event attempt to generate an anonymized identifier to tie searches together – DuckDuckGo has no way of knowing whether two searches even came from the same computer.

Editor’s Note: if you want a search engine that respects your privacy and is also great, is your choice. We listed out some other options on this page, but this is the one you want. It’s also clean, and has great search results.

Its home page is simple and clean – even more so than Google’s.