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AVG to flog your web browsing, search history from mid-October

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Just like AOL way back in 2006

Remember the flap over 650,000 user's search history being released for "research" purposes?

If not, go to and read about it.

Then stroll over to and play around.

I have used it as an example for years when I teach security to users at NGOs, and is why I use, and for my searches. Ixquick has the only EU privacy seal. Startpage is a privacy protecting proxy for Google by the Ixquick people. Plus I get better results that I could get from Google direct. See for one of the reasons and take a peak at for what they do with your search queries.

On another note, the Ixquick/Startpage people have a privacy protected e-mail system that is PGP encrypted called Startmail. End to end encryption and auto expire.


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