This awesome and revolutionary tool we call the Internet is so powerful that it's becoming a threat to the freedom of the average user, who, in exchange for services, hands over his/her data, therefore giving up personal independence and liberty.

Here are noted various arguments, thoughts, speeches, documents, ideas and step-by-step guides to achieve a healthier online experience

Resources

Random links about privacy online



Roadmap

  1. Quit Social Media
  2. Backup, download, reorganize and clean data from Google Drive
    1. Check Storage folder
    2. Check Shared with me folder
  3. Reduce the digital footprint
    1. Stop using pricey and unethical services
      1. Quit Spotify
    2. Delete unused accounts and subscriptions
    3. Use AnonAddy only for online subscriptions
  4. Check policies, usage terms, privacy conditions of all the tools and services in use
  5. Self-host @tommi.space email addresses
    1. Setup a mail server
    2. Completely switch to self-hosted mail server
      1. import Gmail data
      2. import Protonmail data
    3. AnonAddy everywhere on the web
  6. Install and configure self-hosted apps only

further steps

These are further improvements which aren’t likely to be achieved in the near future.

  1. Install and use LineageOS instead of OxygenOS
  2. Install and use a Linux distro instead of MacOS
  3. Private DNS



Quit Spotify

Quitting Spotify is hard.

It’s very hard, not only because it’s convenient and easy to use, mostly because almost everyone else uses it, thus creating playlists, sharing music and interacting with other music lovers becomes way harder without it. Therefore, quitting and finding another tool to listen to music isn’t enough: it’s necessary to replace the playlist creation and sharing workflow while keeping it accessible and easy to experience for anybody.

  1. Find the optimal NewPipe configuration.
    • How to listen to whole albums
    • How to like songs
    • How to import Spotify liked songs
    • How to improve bitrate (it’s limited to 128kbps)
  2. Copying Spotify playlist on other FOSS alternatives
  3. Liked songs?
  4. Spotify account deletion consequences:
repercussions of closing Spotify account
Closing the account means deleting all playlists, thus the account can't be closed, but it must be kept with free subscription.

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