How to escape Google’s clutches while surfing the web

Google has built a very powerful empire of key web services that it very conveniently lets you use while signed into one account, including Gmail, Google+ and the Google Play store. But for those of you who are wary of having Google track everything you do across the Internet, two techies have come up with a list of alternatives that can help you navigate the web without the gaze of Google’s ever-watchful eye. Ars Technica reports that physicist and engineer Sam Whited is now recommending that Google-wary Internet users use the non-tracking DuckDuckGo as their search engine, while also using “App.net or Diaspora for Google+, and GNU IceCat or Firefox for Chrome.” Website designer Adam Wilcox, meanwhile, has replaced Google search with DuckDuckGo and has also replaced Gmail with

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