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Alternate Google URLs to Search from [PersonRank 10]

Friday, January 25, 2008
16 years ago3,329 views

If you want to hide the fact that you are using Google in your history bar

here are alternate domains to access Google from


Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Like I said in the comments on that post...

WARNING: These domains are not “hosted by Google” as such, they have merely been setup by their owners to point to Google’s servers. (Since Google allows itself to be served regardless of host name, what you actually see is the Google homepage.)

If you make one of these your homepage, you could theoretically get into work one morning and open your browser to find your screen covered with porn — which would inevitably get you into more trouble than if you were just searching Google for jobs!

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

What about AOL Search, SearchMash, the AJAX Search gadget, Netvibes' web search widget, Google's IP addresses (like

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Good Point Tony!

George R [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Scroogle provides a proxy to Google web search using the post method.
They also provide a proxy using both post and SSL encryption.
SSL can be used for both the query and the results (SERP).

Their explanation of why they prefer the post method and how to use the get method can be found here:

Their explanation of the advantages of SSL encryption can be found here:

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