Google, Yahoo, Bing, DuckDuckGo (Bing search back-end) and other mainstream search engines currently censor results obtained from their search results pages, usually without due legal process (eg. content and links gets removed in response to DMCA takedown requests; 'Right-to-be-forgotten', etc)

Are there any alternative search methods, such as web-search applications, APIs, or classes of search engines with powerful search capabilities (i.e which have large indexes / databases of pages and sites) but which provide search results without censorship of any kind, or where if censorship is applied, it is applied only in accordance with Manila/Open Internet principles (i.e. no censoring and filtering of results unless content is judged to be illegal by a court of law; takedown requests must follow due process, etc.)?

Note this question seeks information of alternative search methods and tools and classes of search engines which can then be further researched to find viable search options and individual products, if any exists, rather than recommendations of individual products, in accordance with StackExchange guidelines.

closed as off-topic by JakeGould, Ramhound, Mokubai Sep 11 at 18:08

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  • If a service indexes content, but that service ignores content based on specific criteria, I doubt there is some backdoor that allows you to somehow find that ignored content. Maybe the Wayback machine at the Internet Archive? – JakeGould Sep 11 at 17:53
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    Make your own search engine, I guess ... – dirkt Sep 11 at 17:59
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    "this question seeks information of alternative search methods and tools and classes of search engines " - Any legitimate search engine must implement "the right to be forgotten", likewise any legitimate search engine will allow you to enabled "unsafe search results". Additionally, any legitimate search engine will have to comply with DMCA takedown requests. Regardless of all this, your question is out of scope here at Super User since you are asking for "tools and other search engines" which is a software or service recommendation – Ramhound Sep 11 at 17:59
  • @Ramhound Your quotes contain something which is not found anywhere in my question. As explicitly stated, the question seeks recommendations of 'methods and classes of search engines', not individual products (i.e search engines). – Dale Newton Sep 12 at 10:40
  • Regarding other misinformation posted in the comments here: 1. Legitimate search engines are not obliged in any way to implement the ' right-to-be-forgotten'. The right-to-be-forgotten- is a legal concept, not a law, which does not exist even as a concept or approach. – Dale Newton Sep 12 at 10:55

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