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EU Awards First Privacy Seal to Online Search Engine Ixquick.com

The first ever European Privacy Seal for ICT products or IT-based services was awarded to ixquick.com. The seal guarantees that the company is in compliance with European privacy laws and data protection regimes. The announcement cited a lack of trust on the part of Internet users due to the potential for surveillance as a factor in the award.

First European Privacy Seal Awarded, Business Wire, July 14, 2008