Blippex: A Private Search Engine's New Twist on Rankings

Photograph by Gregory Kramer

A few months ago, anyone launching a new search engine would have been reasonably advised to have his head checked. Of course, that all changed with the Prism scandal and the uncertain level of involvement by Web giants such as Google and Microsoft. So far private browser DuckDuckGo has been the most visible beneficiary of this shaken-up search landscape, but these are early days yet.

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