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Curated List of Privacy Respecting Services and Software

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What?

This is a list of various ‘free’ services whose business models are to collect as much personal data about you as possible and alternatives you can use to them if you care about not losing control of your data and your privacy.

For reasons why you may want to care about this, you can read this article.

The list is separated into topics and each service or software stated gives support for why you may want to stop using the service. As well as show alternatives to these services and why you may want to switch to them.

Search Engines

⚠️ You are the product:

🔏 Alternatives:

Social Networks

⚠️ You are the product:

🔏 Alternatives:

Messengers

⚠️ You are the product:

🔏 Alternatives:

Cloud Storage

⚠️ You are the product:

  • Google Drive – Centralised and owned by Google.
  • Dropbox – Centralised and US based.

🔏 Alternatives:

Email

⚠️ You are the product:

🔏 Alternatives:

Operating Systems

⚠️ You are the product:

🔏 Alternatives:

Browsers

⚠️ You are the product:

  • Google Chrome – Owned by Google.
  • Edge Browser – Owned by Microsoft.

🔏 Alternatives:

AI Assistants

⚠️ You are the product:

  • Amazon Alexa
  • Google Home
  • IBM Watson
  • Apple Siri and HomePod

🔏 Alternatives:

  • Snips – AI assistant platform.

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To the extent possible under law, Nikita Voloboev has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.

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