Qwant Censorship Agreement
One advantage is that qwant also supports hashbangs like duckduckgo. On the other hand, they inexplicably signed a censorship agreement (archive). Not only that, they make it possible to report on content (archive): having more and involving people in decision-making would be preferable, as it is currently in the best interest of major social media platforms to simply silently remove any content that an AI believes to be illegal. You can see that YouTube has been doing this a lot lately, using AI to make arbitrary decisions about videos. Guillaume argues that this is bad censorship. Therefore, I cannot modify my user agent. use wget, httrack or curl; or even take a screenshot of the website. Funny. And that`s all the founder of DDG accepted. Then he sold the database to another company, Classmates.com (archive), which added this to the deal: Obviously, things have evolved since then, and as investigative site The Intercept discovered last year, Google launched a secret project in the spring of 2017 to launch a Chinese search engine called Dragonfly, which filters websites and search results on human rights. Democracy, religion and peaceful protests – all based on the Chinese government`s demands for internet censorship.
What are the other features of Qwant? It can search for images, news, videos (YouTube only), purchases (no results?), social sites (Twitter only) and music in addition to the regular web. .