Don't leave traces

August 2006 ยท 1 minute read

Many of you probably know about the leaked aol searches that happened a while ago. Besides being completely hilarious they also made people aware of the fact that search engines store all your search results, being logged in to the services makes it all the easier for them too.

So to alleviate that at least a little bit, I have written a little Greasemonkey extention that routes the searches you would normally make on Google, Yahoo!, or MSN through a secure search proxy over at

Just install Greasemonkey, install the script from here ( and visit your Google, personalized, Yahoo, or MSN page as normally. But whenever you do a search it will go through the anonymous proxy so that Google and others cannot keep track of your searches. :)

Let me know what you think of it. Also be sure to check out a much cooler aim at screwing up Google’s and other search engines’ datamining methods: