Privacy Tools Searx does not work with google?

I am using the privacytools Searx instance, If I go to settings and turn on Google engine and then do a search " !go " It will complain about some captcha thing…

Am I wrong on something?

I have understood that Google often blocks (especially bigger) Searx instances due to seeming like a bot and that there is nothing else to do than use other sources.

2 Likes

Google uses an recaptcha prompt, since the system assumes that Searx is a bot. Try using startpage instead.

1 Like