if it is free, you are [not] the product

_“If it is free, you are the product” _ This statement is an easy shot. Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc. are free because they use our data. Therefore we are bound to agree to this fact or simply close our social account and disconnect from the rest of the world. But is it really true? Can we never see anything offered for free that is not perverted at its core?...

June 3, 2017 · 5 min · Johann Savalle

How big is Google?

I was working earlier on a post on privacy, then realised I cannot even start to give a proper introduction to it without laying down some facts first. So, there will be no jumping straight into the subject of privacy, centralisation of the internet, and how politics is affecting the internet as a whole. Instead, we will take a couple of posts to really define the current state of the internet, also give an historical perspective, before diving into the core of the subject....

May 21, 2017 · 3 min · Johann Savalle