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Why would I want to?

There are a number of reasons you might want to move away from Google products. The most common reason is for privacy purposes. Chances are you already know this if you're here, but Google collects a lot of data on users. It tracks almost everything you do. This data can give you a better experience with their products, but is also used for targeted advertising and turned over when requested by the government. There's also no way of knowing if Google employees or hackers are using this data to snoop on you. Others want to move away for political reasons, or to encourage competition.

Why include offerings from Facebook or Microsoft?

Because they're popular and function well. It's not necessarily an endorsement or recommendation, but they are options for people who just don't like Google in particular. It also gives me a chance to mention the privacy concerns with both of them.

Why isn't [insert favourite browser / search engine / whatever here] included?

I've tried to include as many options to fit different needs as possible. I've decided to not include things that are either super niche (e.g. qutebrowser) or that are too close to something I've already included (e.g. Ungoogled-Chromium is too close to Iridium, IceCat and Librefox can be replicated by configuring Firefox).

Why is the website so plain?

Google is the king of bloating websites with tons of needless garbage. I wanted this to be the opposite of that. Oh, and I suck at CSS and JS.

Can I modify and / or republish this?

You sure can, just make sure to credit me! This project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

How can I contribute?

Open an issue on the GitHub repo.

No, I mean how can I contribute monetarily?

OK, no you don't and no one is really gonna ask that, but if you appreciate the hours of work I put into writing this up, feel free to chuck me a few shekels.


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