May 122010
 May 12, 2010  Posted by  Featured News, Online

Jeremy Kirk reports:

A service that allows Google’s search engine to be used anonymously is running again after a code change briefly knocked it down.

Scroogle allows people to use Google’s search engine without the company recording their search terms with their real IP (Internet protocol) address. Google’s search results are proxied through a Scroogle server and only sees Scroogle’s IP address.

Read more on PC World. Note that Scroogle isn’t back because Google restored the page Scroogle scraped. Scroogle is back because:

… three users came up with a way to inject a different parameter into the query sent onto Google, which would then return clean results for scraping.

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