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It was set up that way when I first got my device(s) 2 4.65%
I didn’t realise I had a choice, it was just there. 6 13.95%
I wanted to change but I couldn’t figure out how to change it 2 4.65%
I don’t use Google 6 13.95%
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Google antitrust

Please be honest
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Re: Google antitrust

www.duckduckgo.com


at least until I really have to find something
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Re: Google antitrust

Do you mean as a search provider or android vs apple?
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Re: Google antitrust

As a search provider. That’s the essence of the complaint, Google abusing their dominant position in search engines. Goggle’s defense is that everyone has a choice.

Android vs iOS is yet to come, but likely in Europe first.
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Old 20.10.2020, 22:43
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Re: Google antitrust

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at least until I really have to find something
Likewise.

Google is, alas, better.

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Old 20.10.2020, 22:46
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Re: Google antitrust

Other :
I use google for general stuff.. Like "ramen in zurich'

If i want anything controversial I adjust accordingly.
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Re: Google antitrust

PS, completely off-topic but if you put g! at the end of your search string ddg will return google’s results but you aren’t tracked by google.
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Re: Google antitrust

Because I hate using Bing, especially its there set by default in my browser and too lazy to change it.

Don’t you use famous answer on the EF ... LMGTFY?
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Re: Google antitrust

Well, you didn’t add the most obvious answer: Google is the market leader because their search works. It has 20years of usage data of me, so the algorithm delivers much better results than any other engine.
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