How to Fight Against Big Tech’s Power
“You have to read and be informed,” said Don Heider, chief executive of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. “Otherwise, you’re not going to have a clue of where to go and what to pick and what the impact is.”
Mr. Heider pointed to a few examples: Instead of Google Chrome, people can download great browsers, including DuckDuckGo, Brave and Opera, which focus on stronger privacy and security protections. Instead of Facebook, we can tell our friends to hang out with us on social media apps like Vero and Mastodon, which are both ad-free, he said.
Don Heider, executive director, quoted in The New York Times.