If the NSA demanded data from DuckDuckGo, there would be none to hand over. So if you’re looking for a stripped down, easy to use, very private equivalent to Google, this little duck has it all, and with 50% increase in users, looks like people are getting that message.

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Jun 22, 2013

DuckDuckGo reimagined and redesigned mid-2014. Included in Apple's Safari and Mozilla's Firefox in 2014. Traffic. 600% increase in traffic since the NSA revelations broke, on course to do more than three billion searches in 2015 and growing. 50% of DuckDuckGo's users are from the US, 45% from Europe and the remaining 5% from Asia-Pacific. Duck Duck Go's Post-PRISM Growth Actually Proves No One

Mar 21, 2008

Then the NSA could log your IP and Browser fingerprinting together with your searches. So whether the NSA could use DuckDuckGo, or a company having a similar ambition for privacy, to collect private info depends on the nature of the access. Ultimately, though, we only have the law and the general support for the rule of law to protect us. Privacy Friendly Search Engine DuckDuckGo Sees Surge in Jun 20, 2013 Does the NSA have access to cloud storage providers In general no one has access to your data except you but there is a “but” somewhere. “Cloud Storage Provider” is a vague term, it could be AWS, Azure, GCP, EMC or a new founded offshore company, hope not running a scam by a cyber criminals or fore