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commit: 69bd262b9e6de1da8d83134e3aaf7d6ab6837e22
parent: 9808e202faa4222c7258dfad5bfddaa157632373
Author: asciimoo <asciimoo@gmail.com>
Date:   Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:14:21 +0100

[enh] about page updates II.

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diff --git a/searx/templates/about.html b/searx/templates/about.html @@ -18,6 +18,14 @@ <h2>Technical details - How does it work?</h2> +<p>Searx is a <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metasearch_engine">metasearch engine</a>, +inspired by the [seeks-project](http://seeks-project.info/).<br /> +It provides basic privacy by mixing your queries with searches on other platforms without storing search data. Queries are made using a POST request on every browser (except chrome*). Therefore they don't show up in our logs, neither in your url history. In case of Chrome* users there is an exception, Searx uses the search bar to issue GET requests.<br /> +Searx can be added to your browser's search bar, moreover it can be set as the default search engine. +</p> + +<h2>How can I have my own?</h2> + <p>Searx appreciates your suspicion regarding logs, so take the <a href="https://github.com/asciimoo/searx">code</a> and run it yourself! <br />Add your Searx to this <a href="https://github.com/asciimoo/searx/wiki/Searx-instances">list</a> to help other people to have privacy and make the Internet freer! <br />The more decentralized the Internet is, the more freedom we have!</p>