@mike it's pronounced "Keebler-Elfies" :)
@kev I think the only way to get out from under Apple+and+Google monopolies is to have decent FOSS hardware and more community-sponsored (i.e. nonprofit) communications infrastructure. Seems fairly unlikely.
@kev any time a large group of people is presented with two lousy choices, the frustration engendered by having to choose the less-crappy option raises temperatures and can erupt into angry tirades.....
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