I was pleased to see /e/ gets a mention part way through
I like how they spell everything out step by step. I’ve only been an apple user, so I’ve been rather appalled at what I’ve been learning about google/android recently.
These huge companies make it very convenient for us to give them all of our data, by providing “free” services that offer lots of integrative options. I’m reminded of the old phrase, “there’s no such thing as a free lunch.” You pay for what you want, in some way or another. I would imagine this is why subscription services are probably on the rise for many services now.