The Verge: DuckDuckGo wrote a bill to stop advertisers from tracking you online

The Verge: DuckDuckGo wrote a bill to stop advertisers from tracking you online. “Today, DuckDuckGo CEO Gabriel Weinberg is mounting a new campaign to revive the Do Not Track standard, a privacy system first introduced 10 years ago and largely abandoned by the industry in the years since. Weinberg has developed a draft bill titled The Do-Not-Track Act of 2019, which is aimed at giving the Do Not Track standard a legal force it’s never had before. As he sees it, it’s the easiest single step to undo the tangle of online advertising.”

Search Engine Journal: DuckDuckGo is Google’s Only Competitor to Gain Organic Search Share in Q1 2019

Search Engine Journal: DuckDuckGo is Google’s Only Competitor to Gain Organic Search Share in Q1 2019. “DuckDuckGo’s organic search growth is outpacing other search engines, with particularly strong gains reported in mobile search. On mobile devices, DuckDuckGo’s organic search visits are up 78% year-over-year. Overall search visits are up 54%.”

DuckDuckGo vs. Google: An In-Depth Search Engine Comparison (Search Engine Journal)

Search Engine Journal: DuckDuckGo vs. Google: An In-Depth Search Engine Comparison . “Google search is an amazing tool. But competitors are always going to be vying for search market share. And from time to time, there are going to be some great search engines that are actually worth using. DuckDuckGo may just be one of those competitors, especially if you’re looking for privacy that you may not get elsewhere. But DuckDuckGo has plenty more to offer searchers.”

Mashable: Privacy-focused DuckDuckGo is now part of Google Chrome’s search engine options

Mashable: Privacy-focused DuckDuckGo is now part of Google Chrome’s search engine options. “Google has made a curious addition to its Chrome browser. With the release of Chrome 73, the browser has added the pro-privacy DuckDuckGo to its suite of default search engines, alongside Google, Yahoo, and Bing.”

DuckDuckGo CEO testifies: Privacy legislation isn’t ‘anti-advertising’ (Search Engine Land)

Search Engine Land: DuckDuckGo CEO testifies: Privacy legislation isn’t ‘anti-advertising’. “DuckDuckGo Founder and CEO Gabriel Weinberg testified Tuesday morning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on online privacy. The committee was holding a hearing on GDPR, CCPA and potential U.S. privacy legislation.”