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    Los Angeles Review of Books | 29 min
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    Los Angeles Review of Books
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    • Ruchita_Ganurkar
      5 months ago

      Pretty cool article!!

      Use Google without having a Google account. Just never have a Google account. Delete all cookies on whatever machine you use and then use a browser that has lots of privacy plugins — Firefox with eight or 10 plugins is an example — ghostery, ad blockers etc. DuckDuckGo is a browser that emphasizes user privacy, but it ends up relying on Bing a lot. Bing is a fully self-sufficient search engine, the only one other than Google, that isn’t attached to as big a manipulation engine behind the scenes. Facebook and Google are the only two big tech companies that are unable to diversify their profit centers. They’re addicted to their stupid business model in the same way that a petro state is addicted to oil. You know, once you’re hooked on oil as your national economy, you just kind of stay there. And that’s exactly what’s happened with Google.