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How secure is firefox when compared to other search engines?

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Wondering how secure Firefox to use than other search engines. Will firefox gathers my personal information and save or will firefox track my location details?

Wondering how secure Firefox to use than other search engines. Will firefox gathers my personal information and save or will firefox track my location details?

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James
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Firefox is a web browser and not a search engine.

A search engine is say duckduckgo.com, google.com, bing.com to name a few examples.

Firefox is a web browser and not a search engine. A search engine is say duckduckgo.com, google.com, bing.com to name a few examples.
McCoy
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Hello DucenIT,

It's a lot to read, but meant to set your mind at ease - would you please take a look at these articles :

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/does-firefox-share-my-location-websites

And :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/faq/

And :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/firefox/

And :

https://blog.mozilla.org/data/

And :

https://blog.mozilla.org/firefox/make-your-firefox-browser-a-privacy-superpower-with-these-extensions/

And :

https://blog.mozilla.org/internetcitizen/2018/08/13/firefox-privacy-philosophy/

You also might be interested in this :

https://blog.mozilla.org/firefox/firefox-monitor-take-control-of-your-data/

Edit : Removed my explanation about Firefox being a browser instead of a search engine (see James' post).

Hello DucenIT, It's a lot to read, but meant to set your mind at ease - would you please take a look at these articles : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/does-firefox-share-my-location-websites And : https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/faq/ And : https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/firefox/ And : https://blog.mozilla.org/data/ And : https://blog.mozilla.org/firefox/make-your-firefox-browser-a-privacy-superpower-with-these-extensions/ And : https://blog.mozilla.org/internetcitizen/2018/08/13/firefox-privacy-philosophy/ You also might be interested in this : https://blog.mozilla.org/firefox/firefox-monitor-take-control-of-your-data/ Edit : Removed my explanation about Firefox being a browser instead of a search engine (see James' post).

Modified by McCoy