Google is given kind of a pass on this one, but I'm not convinced that's fair. Makes new offerings like the PinePhone look really tempting.
"Attention, phone-makers: Our devices aren't your billboards"
@boblmartens We need a "Linux" for phones that isn't controlled by an advertising company. Something open source and available to anybody without the spying.
@mike I agree completely. I wish someone would be able to step forward but that industry seems almost intentionally handicapped by regulations that it is a hard thing to break into.
@boblmartens The need to be constantly in touch is something that's only come about in the last decade or so. I'm just as bad as anybody else about my phone, but I have to wonder if it's good for us in the long run.
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