“Google wants the web to go through Google,” Aral Balkan, the activist and founder of the internet democracy campaign site ind.ie, tweeted earlier this month. “It already mostly does: with eyes on 70% to 80% of the web.”
Only just saw this article today myself. I wasn’t consulted on its content in any way.
Remember that Mozilla exists because it gets hundreds of millions of dollars every year from Google for exposing its users to their surveillance. They are not fighting for the future of the Web, they are part and parcel of surveillance capitalism.
Yes I’m aware of that. I had just pieced together uBlock and umpteen config settings to stop the prying and spying as much as possible and then I came across this:
The thing is - is there a less bad option?