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Privacy Respecting Lists

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:

  • WhatsApp - Uses Signal Protocol thus chats are E2E encrypted. However it sends entire user's contact books to FB servers. Owned by Facebook.
  • Facebook Messenger - Owned by Facebook.

🔏 Alternatives:

Cloud Storage

⚠️ You are the product:

  • Google Drive - Centralized and owned by Google.
  • OneDrive - Owned by Microsoft.

🔏 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:

Video Sharing

⚠️ You are the product:

  • YouTube - Owned by Google.

🔏 Alternatives:

AI Assistants

⚠️ You are the product:

  • Amazon Alexa - Owned by Amazon.
  • Google Home - Owned by Google.
  • IBM Watson - Owned by IBM.

🔏 Alternatives:

  • Snips - AI assistant platform.
  • Mycroft - Open-source AI assistant, range of hardware options.
  • Apple Siri and HomePod - Apple Privacy.

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