'Calling out' surveillance capitalists seems unproductive. Their 'users' know the deal and either can't be bothered to migrate or literally do not care. The former will off-board themselves (using the path of least resistance) if/when their tolerance runs out.
@specter Similar discourse with capitalism: many know of it's bad sides, but very few run away from it. This is because, despite it's flaws, it still offers an advantage to those who partecipate in it, something thta alternatives don't offer.
That's why individualist solutions are flawed and don't really work: you can't expect someone to willingly put himself at disadvantage: you need a mass solution to change the system, not the single opinions
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