In this continuing work on censorship, another name is added to the list of censors.
Those who would have you embedded in an Internet Bubble of information of their choosing, feed to you on a constant basis, propaganda and misinformation biased to a national consensus. Censored, and rewritten to their agenda of the world a new reality being created to carry the population to 2030.
Never allowing anyone to form an individual opinion. By looking at as many sides as possible and through critical analysis to form their own opinions of the world. No, that could not be allowed.
That new agenda is an ongoing process of social engineering so that these questions that I raise and others raise — and that rise up while digesting the views and facts and opinions from all the sources viewed on that particular subject. And that become mostly unanswered through that process of censorship, causing the creation of cognitive dissonance, which confuses an frustrates and creates complexity so as they are never asked again.
DuckDuckGo (DDG) has been an outfit that prided itself on protecting your privacy. Or so they would have you believe. Searching for your requests on its search engine without ranking or interference in what it finds. Unbiased searches. Ranking what it finds, in the nature of privacy. No one ever gains an ‘A’ in DDG alphabetized ranking of websites according to privacy and data gathering on the user, the horseshit that is shoveled out as truth ranking it higher on the other’s page, and the content mills churn it out.
Once there was a little orange duck who could…proud, courageous, independent and neutral, gathering data without interfering. But not anymore!
DuckDuckGo is now DuckDuckwon’t.
“Get unbiased results outside the Filter Bubble. We’re committed to unbiased search that’s never based on your search history.” –DDG
Founded by Gabriel Weinberg backed by Union Square Ventures and supposed angel investors (USV mainly, who have backed most of the other socially challenged startups and social networks clusters).
Fred Wilson the head chief and bottle washer over at USV stated,
“We didn’t invest in it because we thought it would beat Google. We invested in it because there is a need for a private search engine. We did it for the Internet anarchists, people that hang out on Reddit and Hacker News.”
Even subversives and the dissenting crowd need a place to go and feel safe that their information is as pure as it can be gained and received.
In a Washington Post profile of November 2012, the post acknowledged that…
“Weinberg’s non-ambitious goals make him a particularly odd and dangerous competitor online. He can do almost everything that Google or Bing can’t because it could damage their business models, and if users figure out that they like the DuckDuckGo way better, Weinberg could damage the big boys without even really trying. It’s asymmetrical digital warfare, and his backers at Union Square Ventures say Google is vulnerable.”
Among a slew of others that used DuckDuckGo (DDG) as it search engine, Mozilla added DDG to it Firefox 33.1. browser. It is now a preferred extension on many browsers as a added trust mechanism for those on the serious search. In unbiased and a direct relationship with the user; with its search, disfavoring the tracker, and third part data collector, and the matter, of the user’s personal privacy.
It was added to the default search engine results of many many more browsers and reached a zenith with 100 million daily searches by the end of 2021. Astounding success.
But that privacy of search, an search ranking that was avoided for the quality that the user required is no more, DDG has joined the rest, and fame and fortune now more important as the Reality Manufacturing Machine brings the censorship hammer down on DDG and they submit to the pressure and start to buckle under and censor results.
No more remaining neutral they have reached a political point of view. Just what we needed another one of those.
“In March 2022, in response to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, DuckDuckGo [paused] its partnership with Yandex Search.. On March 10, 2022, DuckDuckGo’s CEO Gabriel Weinberg said in a tweet that DuckDuckGo will [down-rank] sites associated with Russian disinformation.”
‘Paused‘ its partnership, down-ranked sites? Meaning the gutless bastard who runs DDG has decided to join the cluster of insanity and punish Russia for standing up for itself against a unjust and cruel hegemony that is part of the global mafia.
He then decides to backstep, and downrank the Russian information from Yandex — too much conservative blowback and a stock drop; undecided and not sure maybe sit on a fence for while and wait until the fracas blows over or the end of the world. Which ever comes first, he will be prepared. Its so easy to ‘un-pause his connection to Yandex’ and if the world ends and he has to reply to his choice to Yahweh, well he can say I was Switzerland, I was neutral. The pressure is on, as Big Tech applies the screws and he is not morally built for this…he has been a thorn for a while now.
DDG compiles from some ‘400 sources’ in its search and so is this the start of a move to a corporate identity in this new digital world. He has stated, and runs DDG as not driven by ‘content mills’
The Markup which it is fair to say, it is based in ‘data driven journalism’. If that is true then DDG has violated that sacred and primary rule.
All these are based on digital rights and freedoms, defending the individuals and new technology from abuse by big tech and others who would destroy the search for knowledge. And allow the burning of libraries. DDG would have us believe it is about combating government malfeasance and all that other diatribe that those ‘over’ feed fat cats use to gain our business. To gain our trust.
DDG has now committed the mortal sin of ‘censorship’ and has now signed its own death warrant.
Weinburg has stated in his tweets he…
Like so many others I am sickened by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the gigantic humanitarian crisis it continues to create. #StandWithUkraine️
At DuckDuckGo, we’ve been rolling out search updates that down-rank sites associated with Russian disinformation.
— Gabriel Weinberg (@yegg) March 10, 2022
In addition to down-ranking sites associated with disinformation, we also often place news modules and information boxes at the top of DuckDuckGo search results (where they are seen and clicked the most) to highlight quality information for rapidly unfolding topics.
— Gabriel Weinberg (@yegg) March 10, 2022
DuckDuckGo’s mission is to make simple privacy protection accessible to all. Privacy is a human right and transcends politics, which is why about 100 million people around the world use DuckDuckGo. (We don’t have an exact count since we don’t track people.)
— Gabriel Weinberg (@yegg) March 10, 2022
Lecturing his commenters on his truths and not theirs. A propagandist now with a woke vision for the Ukraine and bad Russia, and bad Hitler Putin.
Privacy is a human right in his mind as long as it is not reading the Russian [disinformation] as compared to the American or British or Canadian or any other NATO puppet state that kowtow’s to the globalist mafia takeover.
Weinburg is part of the perpetually cognitively dissonant, who can’t seem to make up their mind. What is his search engine now? It is a problem if you are using that privacy he claims to provide to read alternate opinions on the ongoing crisis that America has been baiting Russia with since its inception as a Democratic Russian Federation. NATO piling up weapons, missiles and toxic biolab research and DNA material gathering of Russians; stored toxic waste all over Ukraine, an accident waiting to happen? Danger at his doorstep
Well Mister Weinburg you off my browsers.
Weinburg has failed in the past as his startups have crashed and burned, but when you actually blow the thing up yourself, you can’t say its the system. He is considered a serial entrepreneur, and DDG is his greatest success, but placing political dynamite in own offices is beyond my understanding.
Did they take him in the back room and threaten to take away his billions.
But Weinburg has always been in it for the game for the money, values are brands that are instituted to gain audience respect and loyalty, its got nothing to do with concern for a good product that doesn’t violate humans rights and freedoms. It got nothing to do with providing something of quality. Its got nothing to do with genuine morality.
Weinburg…According to Medium, Weinberg believes in using mental models to understand the dynamics of behavioral economics and how they apply to business and investing. He describes common mistakes and carelessness that can undermine our business plans and how we can choose from the tens of thousands of these mental models and apply them to achieve greater success. — Money Inc
Breitbart nailed it precisely when it stated that DDG was “adopting the censorship policies”.
And now the cognitive dissonance as he preaches to Google about spying after Google added privacy labels to its apps…
After months of stalling, Google finally revealed how much personal data they collect in Chrome and the Google app. No wonder they wanted to hide it.
Spying on users has nothing to do with building a great web browser or search engine. We would know (our app is both in one). pic.twitter.com/lJBbLTjMuu
— DuckDuckGo (@DuckDuckGo) March 15, 2021
DDG has prided itself on the point that it does not collect data, as opposed to Google, on its users but, it will censor Russian information from Yandex so it doesn’t have too. Virtue signaling and cancel culture, it amazing the new ways it finds everyday to tell you fucking lies.
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