I mentioned a few months ago for those wanting to leave Google search to give DuckDuckGo a try. There’s another alternative as well, called ixquick. Give it a try as well, and see which one you like the best. You Continue reading ixquick, an alternative, privacy forward, search option
It’s not often we’ve given Google credit for privacy or security steps, but this week is one of them. Following the steps by Facebook and TwitterÂ we announced back in May, five months later,Â Google has just announced they are now offering Continue reading Google now offering secure search
You’re likelty using Google as your default search engine; and they’re undoubtably good at search. The challenge to me is what are they doing with the information theyÂ receive, and that is what this article is about. In the last year Continue reading Duck Duck Go
It’s been well reported on Google’s kowtowing to the Chinese government in regards toÂ censorship. This was based on the requests of a foreign government. However that was recently changed. More recently, I’ve discovered that Google censors specific domain names from Continue reading Where does Google’s censorship end?
There is a lot of attention on Google right now due to the fact that Google had cars driving around the world, collecting photographic data so that it could add this information to its Google Maps database. This means they Continue reading What does Google’s Street View know about you?
If you’re looking at a web site in your web browser (Firefox, Internet Explorer etc), it is being served by a web server. According to Netcraft over 50% of web servers now are using Apache. For logging, most people use Continue reading Web server logs