Cocoon Now Offers blekko as Preferred Search Engine for its
Santa Barbara, CA, May 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual World
Computing (VWC), makers of the innovative online security and privacy
product Cocoon, announced today a partnership with blekko(tm) to offer
Cocoon users a more private way to search online.
Cocoon users have an unmatched level of protection from online hazards
with Cocoon's Triple Play Digital Protection(tm) keeping people safe
from viruses, theft and tracking by filtering Internet browsing through
their own private, secure online cloud. Now Cocoon users can utilize a
search engine that protects them from being tracked.
"Because our customers are looking for innovative ways to protect
themselves online, we wanted to give them direct access to search tools
that align with the privacy standards we believe in," said Vernon
Irvin, President/CEO of VWC. "With blekko's SuperPrivacy mode, our
customers will now have the knowledge that no search click tracking
data is being saved, while Cocoon is protecting them from viruses,
theft and web tracking."
In addition to protecting people from being tracked online, blekko(tm)
focuses on quality search results avoiding sites with low quality
content created by people gaming the search system with link and
content farms. Cocoon and blekko share the philosophy that people
should have control of their Internet experience and should be involved
in determining the quality of searches. Cocoon will provide its
customers with blekko as its default search engine, however, Cocoon
allows the freedom of using any search engine they choose.
About Virtual World Computing (VWC):
VWC's flagship product, Cocoon, provides a secure, private, and
virus-free method of protecting and connecting all your digital
devices. Cocoon's Digital Protection Cloud(tm) secures your online
privacy and keeps you safe from predators with a unique combination of
data encryption and filtering technologies accessible from any device.
VWC is a privately held company based in Santa Barbara, CA.
blekko's mission: provide a differentiated editorial voice in search.
blekko is a web search engine whose stated goal is to provide better
search results than those offered by Google Search, by offering results
culled from a set of 3 billion trusted websites and excluding material
from such sites as content farms. The site, launched to the public on
November 1, 2010, uses slashtags to provide results for common
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