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Search engines are our main navigators to useful information on the Web, and yet very few people understand the work that goes into building a large-scale general search engine.

Let's change that... 🔍

blog.mojeek.com/2021/05/no-tra

Search engines are our main navigators to useful information on the Web, and yet very few people understand the work that goes into building a large-scale general search engine.

Let's change that... 🔍

blog.mojeek.com/2021/05/no-tra

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Looking for ways to support us? We are searching for some UX testers to help us identify ways to make the world's alternative search engine even better.

If you'd be happy to give some of your time, you can get in contact using the form linked below.

mojeek.com/about/contact?subje

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Instagram for kids is a truly bad idea, also in regards to privacy: vox.com/recode/22385570/instag

If your kids need to communicate online, better make them familiar with privacy-friendly alternatives! tutanota.com/blog/posts/how-to

Today is great because...
a. ...it's a Friday
b. ...we have new servers 🙌

We talk a lot about the Big Tech surveillance capitalists, but what about "the unchecked middlemen of surveillance capitalism?"

From the doxxing, to the lobbying, to the labeling, an industry that is rotten to the core.

wired.com/story/opinion-data-b

Web Monetization is a JavaScript browser API that allows the creation of a payment stream from the user agent to the website.

This proposed W3C standard is now live on Mojeek; you can read more on our blog: blog.mojeek.com/2021/04/web-mo

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We shouldn’t have had to go to court. For a year, we’ve been fighting legal battles over the British government’s secretive NHS data deals with controversial ‘spy tech’ firm Palantir.

Today, we can announce an important victory.

opendemocracy.net/en/ournhs/we

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AMA at /r/privacy/! 🙉

Starting from now, and for three days, you can Ask Me Anything on Reddit.

Thanks to the /r/privacy mods for inviting me to this.

reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/

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🚨NEW: Job Opportunity 🚨

Come work with us! We have an opening for a Legal Officer position!

Deadline: 9 April 2021

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I'm kinda exited that @Mojeek is trying to challange the unchallangeble Google. It seems their recent push to find a viable way to make money in the search space has landend on a vary reasonable stance: Ads are not the fundamental problem. The fundamental problem is tracking.

They are having an AMA on HN and Reddit today:
news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2
reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/m7q

What was it that started us out on our journey to provide search without surveillance? That's one of the many questions answered in our 15 Years Without Tracking Celebration Blog Post! 🙌🥂🎈

If you have any questions, there are links to AMAs at the top 🤗 your questions and support are much appreciated.

blog.mojeek.com/2021/03/to-tra

18 March 2021 marks 15 years since we first publicly announced that we don't track the people using Mojeek 🙌🥂🎈🎉

web.archive.org/web/2006031810

Those retro colours are gone, that logo has morphed, but the policy still remains 😎

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