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The naughty list

December 27, 2019 — Nalioth

As you guys have seen, I've tried to bring you a nice starting page with several privacy-focussed search engines.
However, some of those "private" search engines have changed their ways . . .


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What's new at Novarata? 20 SEP 2019

September 20, 2019 — Nalioth

I've set up a font server for anyone who's interested. You can find it at


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The Novarata Custom Start Page has been updated & promoted

June 03, 2019 — Nalioth

I recently did a cleanup at Novarata, blowing out some of the old cruft and bringing some things into the modern age.

One of the updates was to the Custom Start Page. This page has had a collection of search URLs on it so - if you used it as a homepage or startpage - would help you with various searches.


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Late spring cleaning

May 23, 2019 — Nalioth

I had some free time recently and went over the site cleaning up old & outdated content.

This includes removing third-party tracking sources ( like Google ) from most of the site. You will still find Google watching you on the few search pages to be found here, but shouldn't find Google tracking agents on any other page ( the site still uses Google Ads ).

Amazon's rickety old ( and obsolete ) flash-powered music player code also got thrown out.

Tags: Novarata, Google, digital-privacy, webmaster

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Cleanup at the Rat ranch

December 05, 2017 — Nalioth

Got the cleaning bug and so took a trip around the Novarata ranch, checking access logs & such for how often some of the resources get used, or even if they still worked . . .


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Introducing the Novarata BotD

August 24, 2017 — Nalioth

I'd like to introduce the Novarata Beauty of the Day blog.


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