I have a deep mistrust for a lot of internet properties these days. Whether it’s a social media platform, an e-commerce website, streaming service, game, or financial institution, customer data seems to be up for grabs with little to no value of a user’s right to privacy.
I have wild distrust for Facebook, I recently underwent a rigorous de-Googling, and I support Apple’s recent privacy moves — even if it’s self serving on their part. I use an email relay service called AnonAddy, and have outfitted my home with smart devices that don’t call home for telemetry purposes.
I do not think companies need very detailed personal information about their users to make their products better, or to make money. There are ways around the massive user data siphons that ad-supported platforms have become.
I value your privacy as I value my own.
If you have comments, suggestions or concerns, please reach out to me here.
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