#Mozilla begrudgingly implements tracking protection by default, after being shamed into it yet again by Safari, the DuckDuckGo browser, and Gnome Web (just the ones I know who implemented it first) and talks a good talk while still having Google as its default search engine and continuing to get hundreds of millions from Google/Alphabet, Inc. – the largest surveillance capitalist in the world. (Mozilla Corp is ~entirely funded by surveillance capitalism.)



@aral I think, we should decentralize the search.
We need a p2p general-purpose search engine with our own crawlers, written in something native and efficient (like Rust) so that anyone can install and run their own copy, and, importantly, with clean and easy UX plus the name snappier than Google.

DuckDuckGo, good as they may be now, are still a central organization.
Sometime, google had "don't be evil" motto too.

@rugk @aral searx is just a shim for Google et al. That's not what we need. As well as StartPage and DDG.

One of the projects that get it kinda right, is YaCy. But it's Java, and I'm not installing it. And, damn, the name is awkward. "YaCy it" doesn't have quite the same ring to it as "Google it".

@drequivalent @rugk @aral Searx is inspired from from the front part of Seex, a dead project that planned on decentralizeing crawling/indexing/search and failed. The maths were really hard...

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