joined:Sept 26, 2002
Acording to Slashdot, "Altavista has recently changed their searchengine to allow more competition with Google.com. It offers a whole set of new features, like searching through PDF documents, and more importantly got rid of the commercial portal thingie."
I've been testing it, and the Algo looks much more Google like than the present Google/Adwords nonsense. It make my day :)