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At some point anyone with a computer will likely search the wet and maybe once in awhile click on that history buttoning -- But as we now know that doesn't really clean your slate.
Many search engines and web sites methodically track -- usage sharing information with advertisers -- target you with specific -- And sometimes the government peeks into as we've learned from the scandal involving the National Security Agency.
Now search engines offering privacy are seeing a spike in business like duck duck go for used nearly doubled in recent weeks.
It handles user queries but doesn't store the information so there's nothing to share with advertisers and nothing for the government to see about you or your web habits.
We always -- that people didn't want to be -- but the promise they don't really know what do about it I mean people want private alternatives but they don't want a lot of sacrifice.
And so now people are hearing that they can switch.
-- get great results angry Protestants another service called do not track me takes it a step further.
We have built in house.
With our MIT engineering staff -- crawler that goes out on the web and from time to time survey is what tracking technologies are out there.
And we make a list of -- and do not -- me blocks everything that's on that list.
The spike in use of privacy sites is minuscule compared to the big search engines.
Duck -- go might handle three million users today Google handles more than a billion and cyber experts say you'll always leave an electronic footprint.
Five or ten years ago I probably through my bank statements in the trash she expected -- be burned.
Well now -- sure Adam before I I throw -- into the trash.
We'll same kind of thought process needs to go -- to -- it into cyberspace.
It's like when -- use your cell phone and you're told to consider every call was on a crowded elevator.
The experts say you should have limited expectations of privacy on the web as well Shannon.
-- thank you.
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