There's no shortage of opinions in politics (and perhaps the only resource in short supply in the age of "fake news" and "alternative facts" is fact itself).
The internet has given rise to a burgeoning class of political blogs thanks to the medium's low bar for entry—anyone can start a blog for free—and ever penetrating reach.
If so, you dread that inevitable moment when your innocent search turns into less-than-innocent results. The very sites you've been protecting them from pop up on your computer screen, and all your efforts to keep the kids safe from that inappropriate trash go up in smoke. It automatically detects and blocks adult content, including pornography, gambling sites, sex product sites and other websites that are not appropriate for kids. It will not collect personally identifiable information about you, like your name, telephone number, address and email address.
It may collect anonymous information about your computer, though, such as your IP address.
• Click "Proxy" and you will remain anonymous to the site you're visiting. Just note that it will slow down the site a little.
Ixquick also keeps you out of filter bubbles, so you can get the search results you're looking for.
And given the polarized nature of politics, not only in the U. but the world over, and the "news bubbles" that can so easily form around readers thanks to the algorithmic steering of search engines and social media streams toward what algorithms calculate you are most likely to want, your search results for political blogs can be philosophically and politically skewed without you even realizing it. These are some of the most popular, professional, and representative blogs and commentators.After college graduation, one of my politically active friends moved to Denver to work as an environmental advocate.He didn’t know anyone in Colorado, so his first priority was to attend a Young Democrats meeting and network with people who shared his liberal views.But it also does it so it can serve you ads targeted just for you.(I recently told you how Google is tracking the websites you visit and the videos you watch, in order to better understand your interests.) Google also owns the digital ad network Double Click, which serves those interest-based ads.You don't have to worry about targeted search results or being trapped in a filter bubble, which actually means you get more results.Duck Duck Go includes the nifty calculators and other tricks you've come to expect on Google, but that's not all.If that's a little too creepy, follow these steps to opt out of Google's interest-based ads.Aside from blatant ad targeting, Google also filters results for you based on your search history.It also gives you the privacy of searching via proxy, so the sites you visit don't even know your real IP address.This is similar to Tor, but without the hassle of setting it up.