An anonymous reader quotes a report from VentureBeat: Verizon Media, the media and digital offshoot of telecommunications giant Verizon, has launched a “privacy-focused” search engine called OneSearch. With OneSearch, Verizon promises there will be no cookie tracking, no ad personalization, no profiling, no data-storing, and no data-sharing with advertisers.
“Verizon said that it will monetize its new search engine through advertising; however, the advertising won’t be based on browsing history or data that personally identifies the individual — it will only serve contextual advertisements based on each individual search,” reports VentureBeat. OneSearch is currently available on desktop and mobile web, with mobile apps coming later this month.
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