Google

Tips from Jim

Add the following to your hosts file:

127.0.0.1 googlesyndication.com
127.0.0.1 tpc.googlesyndication.com
127.0.0.1 doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 g.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 googleads.g.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 www.google-analytics.com
127.0.0.1 ssl.google-analytics.com
127.0.0.1 google-analytics.com
127.0.0.1 www.onclickmax.com

Turn off Thunderbird and Firefox’s routine tattling.

Mozilla Firefox

Type ‘about:config’ in the address bar
Click through the warning
Type ‘geo.’ in the search box. A list of items appears
Doubleclick on the geo.enabled item till it reads ‘False’
Change the two strings to ‘http://localhost’
Change the timeout to 1

Mozilla Thunderbird

Select Tools/Options/Avanced/General/Config Editor
click through the warning
type ‘geo.’ in the search box. A list of items appears
set the timeout to one, and the url to ‘http://localhost’

Don’t use google accounts

Some alternatives:

Twitter –> Gab

Facebook –> Akasha

Search –> DuckDuckGo

Mail –> Disroot, Tutanota

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