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2021 was  an awesome year for Mojeek, the UK’s only crawler-index search engine as it reached some tremendous milestones, introduced new capability and joined the conversation on developments in internet regulation.

Mojeek was very active in campaigns and consultations regarding consumer digital rights and truthful competition. As a part of 3 coalitions they were searching to make an effective contribution to the growing guidelines in the EU in particular, but also further afield. On subjects of interoperability, defaults, self-preferencing and bundling they were part of the Coalition for Competitive Digital Markets (#CompDM) of 50+ corporations throughout sixteen countries. They additionally joined with over 100 customer rights organizations, civil rights groups, NGOs, privacy experts and thirteen corporations in campaigns (#TrackingFreeAds) calling for a ban on surveillance-primarily based totally advertising. They additionally joined 26 corporations in a “Coalition for a Level Playing Field” assisting antitrust motion through NextCloud in opposition to Microsoft and their practices of bundling, embedding, defaults and opaque partnering. Finally, they were consulting intently with the United Kingdom authorities on its draft Online Safety Bill and the proposed adjustments to the United Kingdom GDPR.

In June Mojeek introduced that it had exceeded 4-billion listed pages, and is now within touching distance of the 5-billion mark, having expanded server capability by 50% at some stage in the year. Index length figures aren’t regularly said publicly through the bigger search engines like google like google and yahoo that move slowly and index (word that almost all seek offerings use Microsoft’s Bing’s index) however this will placed Mojeek as the biggest, by index size, for a organisation in the United Kingdom.

Mojeek has been always operating to replace its set of rules which, in contrast to search engines that track you and personalise your results, only provides goal results. Objective as each and every Mojeek user will see the equal set of results for a given question and location/language setting. On top of this it has been introduced in a calculator that solutions each fundamental and superior mathematical queries at the seek engine end result page.

Mojeek additionally rolled out the Alpha segment in their search advertising programme, operating intently with a small number of initial customers to construct the arena’s first no-tracking, contextual seek ads. This seeks to offer Mojeek with a brand new sales stream, at the same time as additionally presenting advertisers first hand get admission to new audiences. We additionally accelerated our variety of API customers, growing revenues very significantly.

“As the world realises the harm executed through surveillance capitalism, humans are increasingly looking to corporations which act ethically like Mojeek. Based in the UK however, serving users in nearly each country, Mojeek is presenting the world a real alternative to the biases of Google and Bing, as we construct the biggest independent index of the open web.” – Colin Hayhurst, CEO Mojeek

 

Source: Mojeek