I recall a post, maybe here, maybe on reddit, maybe just a link to a blog. It included a breakdown of why it isn’t always ideal to suggest certain alternatives. In particular, it mentioned problems about duckduckgo and protonmail. It is possible that it was a link to a github repo. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

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I think you may be looking for the Digdeeper or Spyware Neocities blogs. https://digdeeper.neocities.org/ https://spyware.neocities.org/

What they say is quite true on privacy matters, but you must evaluate your threat model and measure things for yourself. The blog content works on a very high threat level, surpassing that of even some activists and journalists.

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makes me think of stuff like this from dirtfinder responding to posts like “ How to Live Without Google and Other Evil Tech Giants — Paula’s blog”

@dirtfindr 6M That page is a mixed bag of good and bad info. Mostly useful, but we should highlight the bad info:

DuckDuckGo is evil in many ways – avoid them Ecosia is harmful to both privacy and the environment (she is aware of the issues with Ecosia, and in fact not open to discussion)

https://lemmy.ml/post/36913/comment/11003

https://lemmy.ml/u/dirtfindr/view/Comments/sort/New/page/2

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