In 2008, DuckDuckGo, an open-source search engine, was created. The author of the resource is Gabriel Weinberg, a resident of the United States, who has always claimed that there is no privacy in Google services. The founder of the resource is Gabriel Weinberg, a US resident who has always claimed that there is no privacy in Google services. Initially, the DuckDuckGo system was narrowly focused and niche, but it gained popularity after numerous information leaks and proven facts of tracking people via the Internet.
According to BleepingComputer, in 2020, DuckDuckGo increased the number of daily search queries by more than 62% — that is, almost 90 million operations per day. If news feeds continue to be burst with news about information leaks, and DuckDuckGo only continues to grow, the search engine will become a threat even for such an information technology giant as Google.