Search safely with ixquick
Ixquick claims to be the only search engine that does not record your IP address. According to Wikipedia, “Ixquick is a metasearch engine based in New York and the Netherlands, and has provided over 120 million searches since 2004.”, but even more interestingly “Ixquick.com became the first search engine to delete private details of its users. IP addresses and other personal information are deleted within 48 hours of a search.
Ixquick also does not share its users’ personal information with other search engines or with the provider of its sponsored results. As of January 29th 2009 Ixquick no longer records users’ IP addresses at all.”
Even better, it’s also available via https, which means your ISP, or your employer cannot easily track what you are searching.
I’ve just added it to my browsers default search bar and it does it’s job quite well, so I thought let’s share. Give it a try yourself!