Your search engine?

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Which search engine do you most frequently use?

Google
21
91%
Yahoo
0
No votes
Bing
1
4%
Ask
0
No votes
AOL
0
No votes
Other (let us know)
1
4%
 
Total votes: 23

djsynchro
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Re: Your search engine?

Post by djsynchro » Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:23 pm

aizo wrote:Google for normal things, Yahoo Japan for things that I need here in Japan
Y A H :x :x

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Re: Your search engine?

Post by littlepig » Sat Dec 18, 2010 9:15 am

Bagatell wrote:
"GoogleSharing is a special kind of anonymizing proxy service, designed for a very specific threat. It ultimately aims to provide a level of anonymity that will prevent Google from tracking your searches, movements, and what websites you visit. GoogleSharing is not a full proxy service designed to anonymize all your traffic, but rather something designed exclusively for your communication with Google. Our system is totally transparent, with no special "alternative" websites to visit. Your normal work flow should be exactly the same.
"

http://googlesharing.net/
Thanks, I will give that a try

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Re: Your search engine?

Post by djsynchro » Sat Dec 18, 2010 10:13 am

I heard that site installs trojans in your browser cache.

crumhorn
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Re: Your search engine?

Post by crumhorn » Sat Dec 18, 2010 1:33 pm

"GoogleSharing is a special kind of anonymizing proxy service, designed for a very specific threat. It ultimately aims to provide a level of anonymity that will prevent Google from tracking your searches, movements, and what websites you visit. GoogleSharing is not a full proxy service designed to anonymize all your traffic, but rather something designed exclusively for your communication with Google. Our system is totally transparent, with no special "alternative" websites to visit. Your normal work flow should be exactly the same.
"

http://googlesharing.net/
Great idea. Instead of giving your personal data to Google give it all to a bunch of dodgy nerds who for all you know feed it directly to crooks and spammers.

Not that I trust Google - the only company ever to "accidentally" connect to and steal passwords and data from peoples Wireless networks while driving along every street taking photographs. --> http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/20 ... ernational
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Re: Your search engine?

Post by sporkles » Sat Dec 18, 2010 3:18 pm

Hey, what's the URL to that site that's called "Let me Bing that for you"? (You know, the one that sarcastically suggests
that maybe, if you'd made a little effort, you wouldn't have had to ask a silly question and waste forum members' valuable time)

Bagatell
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Re: Your search engine?

Post by Bagatell » Sat Dec 18, 2010 5:23 pm

crumhorn wrote:
Great idea. Instead of giving your personal data to Google give it all to a bunch of dodgy nerds who for all you know feed it directly to crooks and spammers.
"Running Your Own Proxy
If you have access to some server resources and would like to run a public GoogleSharing proxy, you can download the server here: googleshare v0.14
"

http://googlesharing.net/download.html

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Re: Your search engine?

Post by djsynchro » Sat Dec 18, 2010 6:26 pm

WH :x
CH :x SE
BING????

crumhorn
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Re: Your search engine?

Post by crumhorn » Sat Dec 18, 2010 6:51 pm

Bagatell wrote:
crumhorn wrote:
Great idea. Instead of giving your personal data to Google give it all to a bunch of dodgy nerds who for all you know feed it directly to crooks and spammers.
"Running Your Own Proxy
If you have access to some server resources and would like to run a public GoogleSharing proxy, you can download the server here: googleshare v0.14
"

http://googlesharing.net/download.html
Looks like spoke to hastily, basically I don't trust anything on the internet.
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Re: Your search engine?

Post by sporkles » Sat Dec 18, 2010 7:15 pm

djsynchro wrote:WH :x
CH :x SE
BING????
Just a second — let me Bing that for you!

Bagatell
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Re: Your search engine?

Post by Bagatell » Sat Dec 18, 2010 8:08 pm

crumhorn wrote: Looks like spoke to hastily, basically I don't trust anything on the internet.
or off it for that matter :cry:

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