Ahmad Baracat

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On trying to escape the surveillance bubble

The current situation in Palestine and how USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ based social media are reacting to it (by silencing opposing voices, shadow banning, etc.) is quite alarming ๐Ÿšจ. It got me to start doing concrete actions to cut as many ties with companies supporting the genocide (either directly or indirectly) while trying to escape the surveillance bubble (aka Surveillance Capitalism) while at it.

So far I did the following:

Cutting ties (i.e. boycotting)


Cutting ties with Amazon and hereโ€™s why


Cutting ties with Google and hereโ€™s why


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