Web analytics can be useful for content creators to better focus their outputs but where they are abused, shared or sold to 3rd parties then that can be a bad thing. This video demonstrates some of the data that can leak from just visiting websites, whilst services that track your presence, mobile location, whom you are communicating with, etc can be even worse as they have more personal data.

The self-hosted open source tools here collect metadata first-hand and do not share with anyone else. If you need to collect analytics for yourself these can be used instead of Google Analytics, StatCounter, etc.

Watch at https://youtu.be/yZlIQ9L65d0

#technology #opensource #metadata #tracking #analytics

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Privacy has become a very important issue in modern society, with companies and governments constantly abusing their power, more and more people are waking up to the importance of digital privacy.

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