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@tio@venera.social not sure what to tell you, in the industry what they are doing is the definition of contextual advertising and not personalised advertising that google and facebook are doing.

unfortunately to build a service and maintain it you need people and resources and people need to eat and pay bills. donations are simply not enough for make that work

@markosaric @tio other than ethicalads.io, do you know of any contextual non-tracking ad networks which deal with smaller sites?

@david @tio@venera.social i'm not aware of any unfortunately. these are the type of projects that are really needed for sites to give them an option to monetize outside google/surveillance capitalism but i'm not aware of any

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Generally speaking #sustainable = #SOLE. Small, organic, local, ethical.

#Ethical also means #FairTrade. To us if you search for something and you get a few ads based on that search then thats #askAndReceive type stuff, which is not a big issue.

Check out #ShopEthical for info on many businesses (available in #Australia. Your country might have something similar).

Don't want #locationTracking? Use #TorBrowser.

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(2/2) Don't want to give search history to just one big entity, and rely on one #searchEngine? Use a #searx instance to #search which will aggregate #searchResults from different #searchEngines.

Using a Searx provider further helps to conceal your identity from the big search engines, because you a searching via a proxy.

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