It's not easy to compete in the world of search. Once you get past Google's juggernaut, you're still squaring off against Yahoo and Bing. But some of the smaller search engines are looking to attract people by offering what the others can't: peace of mind.
DuckDuckGo has skyrocketed to relative prominence as a Google alternative in the wake of National Security Agency spying allegations, initiated by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The search engine, founded in 2007 by Gabriel Weinberg, pulls in its results from numerous sources, but its best weapon is its pro-privacy stance.
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