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Easy privacy control across the Internet - introducing Startpage Privacy Protection.
Even in the privacy of your own home, with the curtains drawn, Big Tech is recording and auctioning off your personal data. From sensitive search queries like “how to get…Read more
How to set up my Linux OS to protect my privacy
Across the web, companies often offer ways to make your personal computer more private, which link to apps or settings for your Windows or MacOS system. Rarely, however, do I find guides to making a Linux based system more private. There are a few reasons for this. Firstly, Linux is…Read more
Running ThinkPrivacy.ch means that every day I am sent new product and service recommendations from companies and/or fans of those companies. Most write to me in the hope to be added to our list of service recommendations. And while I love checking out new services, the first thing I do…Read more
Why you should never just accept all cookies
It’s been happening for a while now, and you’re probably as annoyed as everyone else about it: when you visit a website, you’re constantly asked to accept or decline cookies. Of course, the message telling you to accept all cookies is in big bold print, usually in an easy to…Read more
How to update your Microsoft privacy settings
Windows is the most popular operating system for Laptops and PCs, so it’s about time to make sure your Microsoft privacy settings reflect your needs. Here are steps you can take to protect your privacy – from turning off location tracking to making Startpage your default search engine. Microsoft's Privacy…Read more
How to protect your online privacy in 5 minutes
Online privacy isn’t just for tech experts. Anyone can make their online experience more private! In this guide, you'll learn how to protect your online privacy in 5 minutes or less. To get started, grab your phone, laptop, and any other devices that you use to connect to the internet.…Read more
Startpage stands with the people of Ukraine
We are deeply saddened by the tragic events unfolding in Ukraine and our thoughts are with all those affected by the conflict. The invasion of Ukraine marks a clear violation of international law and goes against what Startpage stands for as a company. According to the head of the UN…Read more
Are you in a toxic relationship with Big Tech?
It was love at first sight: When the internet first came into our lives, everything was fun and new. Suddenly there were new ways to communicate with each other, shop from the comforts of our homes, and meet new people from across the world. It was a real honeymoon phase.…Read more
Startpage research: These trackers and cookies are hiding behind America's most popular websites
It’s difficult to comprehend the volume and severity of spying that occurs when you’re online, because trackers and cookies are invisible to the naked eye. Third-party advertising and tracking companies follow people across the Internet because your personal data is a Billion dollar business. From the moment you visit a…Read more