@njha Don’t use google anything
@njha Also I would love to help with it if possible
@njha Take a look at http://switching.social (@switchingsocial) and privacytools.io. Definitely a password manager (KeePassX or one of the online ones), web browser other than Google Chrome, DuckDuckGo/StartPage/SearX for search, and Tutanota (on mastodon @Tutanota) or ProtonMail for email. Possibly a VPN such as ProtonVPN or NordVPN, Nextcloud (a free limited instance is Disroot @disroot) or Syncthing (haven't tried it yet though).
@johanv @njha @switchingsocial @Tutanota @disroot I'd recommend avoiding "online" password managers (where somebody else is potentially in control of all your passwords) at all costs. IMHO, passwords belong only on machines that *you* fully control software-wise and only *you* have physical access to. Also avoid non-FOSS managers, obviously. Local FOSS password managers on your own Linux box with full-disk encryption etc. are fine, I guess.
@inditoot @njha @fdroidorg I have a Motorola Moto X 2014 (2nd Gen) with Android 6.0: https://www.gsmarena.com/motorola_moto_x_(2nd_gen)-6649.php
I got it used for cheap from a family member.
@njha awareness on how present advertising works and how it is affecting the privacy is a need to describe I believe. All the best!
@njha Not use Chrome, Windows, gmail, Whatsapp, FB?
Use Linux, Wire, Signal, Fdroid, Tutanota :)
@njha Also, use Blokada on Android
@njha pi-vpn into your house, pi-hole for ad-blocking w/ DNS over HTTPS to encrypt all DNS queries, and a high end dd-wrt compatible router to VPN right back out through a no-log provider.
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