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Clearch Images

[NOTE: Page is still available, but currently offering no results, August 2019.]

https://search.clearch.org/?a=images

Clearch presents itself as a clean search engine. Based on the filter technology developed by Netspark, inappropriate content is to be excluded. Clearch.org received negative criticism as a virus due to an aggressive marketing strategy (self-installation without the user's consent).

     
Language English, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew



Launched April 2013
Closed No



Developer NetSpark



Country of Origin Israel



Owner
2013 - [...] NetSpark



Topic Image SeEn



Region No Limitation



Technical functionalities
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Strategy
Search Interface / Search API
Browser Hijack, Spyware, Adware (installed without the permission of the user)



Used SeEn InfoSpace






Older Version Internet Archive / WebCite



Bradley, Phil (April 30, 2013): If you're taking a look at the search engine now, it's changed, quite dramatically. I think they worked hard on it over night. The search option now links directly to a Google custom search and they've just gone straight across to the Google page for the custom search. Image search has also changed, and there's no reference to the unacceptable terms - you just don't get anything now at all! They're also using the Google safe image search as well, so a search for 'blue tit' defaults to just 'blue'. My 'dogging' search does however still pull up some unsavoury images. So all told - if all that they are using is a Google custom search with a safe filter on, you may as well just go there. Source




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See also Clearch Source



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Created: 2015-09-22