Of the DuckDuckGo download promises surfers Web search without the infamous Datensammelei. Thus, the search engine offers as an alternative to Google and Co., notably for users, which is located on their privacy.
DuckDuckGo Download as protection against NSA & Co.
Given the almost daily new evidence it is doubtful whether DuckDuckGo actually offers complete protection from the prying eyes of NSA and Co.. but who has had enough of the Datensaugerei as operated by Google and Co., is pretty good hands. As an alternative to the DuckDuckGo search services qwant and Startpage and Ixquick offer. The servers of the latter two are completely or partially within the European Union, that is not subject to the constraints of how they can be exercised by the Patriot Act.