Search engines

Name Javascript is required Backend Manipulated results Ads Does it block Tor? Source of the results Summary
Google Kinda Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Collected by their own crawler Even when JS is disabled the search results are hidden behind a Google tracking proxy (e.g.: google.com/url?q=result.com). The results are not consistent, you get different results based on how much information they know about your session. AVOID IT AT ALL COST!!!!
Bing Kinda, only text results Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Collected by their own crawler Another useless spyware from Microsoft, avoid it.
Yahoo! No Proprietary Yes Yes No Collected by their own crawler Results change based on your location, avoid it.
DuckDuckGo Kinda, only text results Proprietary Yes Yes No Mainly Bing but they fetch results from multiple search engines, they have their own crawler as well They censor "misinformation" regarding Ukraine, their web browser whitelists trackers from Microsoft. AVOID IT!
Startpage No Proprietary Probably not Yes No Google Just another useless spyware that claims to be private and privacy respecting, avoid it.
Qwant No Proprietary Yes Yes No Collected by their own crawler Results change based on your location. Just another useless spyware that claims to be private and privacy respecting, avoid it.
Ecosia Yes Proprietary Probably not Yes No Yahoo!, Bing, Wikipedia Just another useless spyware that claims to be private and privacy respecting, avoid it.
Swisscows Yes Proprietary Yes Yes No Bing and they have their own crawler Just another useless spyware that claims to be private and privacy respecting, avoid it.
Yandex Kinda, no image results Proprietary ? Yes You have to solve a captcha (this works without JS) Collected by their own crawler Avoid it.
Brave Search Kinda, no image results Proprietary Probably not No No Google You should avoid it
LibreX No and doesn't have any JS AGPL-3.0 No No No Many search engines Recommended
SearXNG Yes AGPL-3.0 No No No Many search engines Recommended
Whoogle No MIT No No No Google Recommended