So What If Google Sends Me Targetted Ads?

In this blog post, the author engages in an email exchange with another blogger named Vova about blogging platforms and digital privacy. They discuss the reasons behind de-Googling and the need to be informed about data collection. The author highlights the illusion of choice when it comes to using Google services and explores alternative options like /e/Foundation and CalyxOS for phones and Linux for PCs. They also express concerns about the extensive data collection conducted by big tech companies and the lack of transparency in their practices. The author believes that individuals should have control over their own data and should opt out of data collection by default. They mention the potential risks of data being used for purposes beyond targeted advertising, such as government surveillance. The author also mentions their use of Organic Maps, an alternative to Google Maps.

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