DuckDuckGo traffic soars in wake of Snowden revelations

DuckDuckGo traffic soars in wake of Snowden revelations:

“Google tracks you on all of these other sites because they run huge advertising networks and other properties like Gmail and photos … so they need that search engine data to track you. That’s why ads follow you round the internet,” said Weinberg.

I switched to DuckDuckGo as my default search engine on all my devices recently. It’s been great so far and I haven’t missed using Google at all.

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