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Digital freedom, step-by-step

  1. Removed my self-published book from the Amazon platform, and deleted my shopping account along with 16 years of purchase history.
  2. Deleted 13 years of email messages from Gmail, saved my email archive offline, and switched to encrypted ProtonMail using my own domain.
  3. Deleted a decade’s worth of meetings, reminders, birthdays and other data from gCal, and synched my scheduler with Apple iCal instead.
  4. Deleted Chrome browser from both my laptop and my phone and replaced it with Brave as my default web browser.
  5. Deleted the Google search app from my phone and replaced it with DuckDuckGo for mobile Internet search.
  6. Deleted Google Maps from my phone, reinstalling only if needed while traveling to an unfamiliar place and deleting it again immediately after.
  7. Deleted all documents stored in Google Drive, and moved my file backup and storage to my external hard drive and Dropbox.
  8. Deleted Facebook messenger from my phone, asking to be contacted via email for work purposes or Signal for personal messaging.
  9. Preparing to delete WhatsApp and move to Signal for messaging (Signal is encrypted, open source, and not owned by Facebook).
  10. And eventually, I will move my Facebook Group community, Regenerative Purpose Village, over to Mighty Networks.
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