Verizon offers no-tracking search engine, promises to protect your privacy
Verizon today launched a new search engine, claiming that its “OneSearch” service will offer users more privacy than the standard options in a market dominated by Google.
Verizon’s actual search results are provided by Microsoft’s Bing, but Verizon added several privacy-focused features—while retaining the ability to serve contextual ads.
“To allow for a free search engine experience, OneSearch is an ad-supported platform,” Verizon said in its announcement. “Ads will be contextual, based on factors like search keywords, not cookies or browsing history.”