Privacy Minded Search Engine Passes 3 Million Searches 8 days after Hitting 2 Million

19 Jun
  • DuckDuckGo  tweeted this morning about its latest milestone: more than three million direct searches in a single day.

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Last week they had just cracked the 2 million mark.

Two other alternate search engines, StartPage.com and Ixquick.com, that also focus on  keeping searcher activity private, also just announced that they passed three million daily searches.

With the focus on the NSA and the PRISM eavesdropping and snooping scandal, a once cottage industry is starting to gain traction.

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