Surprise, surprise, Facebook / Instagram and its ad network, Audience Network, banned ads for cryptocurrencies and now Alphabet Inc.’s Google [^0] falls inline too.
Cryptocurrencies and related content (including but not limited to initial coin offerings, cryptocurrency exchanges, cryptocurrency wallets, and cryptocurrency trading advice)
Question, what are you going to do about it?
Perhaps, you could transition away from rewarding Google.
Perhaps, you could transition away from rewarding Instagram.
Perhaps, you could transition away from rewarding Facebook.
Perhaps, you could transition away from rewarding Twitter[^1].
Find decentralized alternatives, look for companies whose principles align closer with yours.
Some suggestions for you:
DuckDuckGo (They don’t store your personal information. Ever.)
StartPage (More Google-like, smaller web results)
ixquick (Less Google-like, welcome to the www internet)
Google Email Alternatives
Proton Mail (Crypto safe email - make a dev proud)
FastMail (Private, secure, ad-free email for you or your business)
write.as (Spread your ideas.)
Our federated Mastodon description:
We’re a small, focused community for Cardano visionaries, crypto-anarchist, and all formal verification enthusiasts.
Do something about it, or don’t.
A link to a video titled:
Excuse Me, Your Unicorn Keeps Shitting In My Back Yard, Can He Please Not?
Twitter, word on the street has it their cryptocurrency ban is coming.
Original article can be found here: https://www.ada.st/g-owns-the-alphabet
What are some of your favorite Alternatives?