One of the first victims of my desire to regain control over my digital life is Google. Living without Google, possible?
Paradoxically, it is not the worst in terms of privacy since the company has put in place rather effective (albeit somewhat hidden) systems for managing its personal data.
No, Google’s real problem among the GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon) is the scope of the services it offers. It covers far too many aspects of my life to allow one company to possess all this data. As I said, I don’t use Facebook, Apple has little information about me about Amazon, it’s more complicated, I’ll have to look into it…
Beyond the control of our personal data, we will see that this knowledge can pose a problem, for me at least, in the quality of the services offered (“results bubble” for example).
We need to clean up!