The Runner: Why you should try self-hosting and de-Google your life?

Big American tech companies know way too much about us and are too intertwined with our personal lives, but they don’t have to be. Read more below!

Thank you for sharing. I'm actually thinking about doing this.
But: how about safety against attacks, especially when I'm hosting for e.g. my family and they might be a bit lazy with security basics?

@nextcloud Seems like NextCloud, LineageOS, /e/ Foundation and others are on the same side -- I only wish it was easier to purchase these devices with much of the work done.

@nextcloud de-Google? YES! Self hosting? NO!
I pay for my Nextcloud service. I trust them. If I will stop trusting them, I'll take my data to another provider.

@nextcloud I completely agree, but selfhosting is hardly something anyone can do.

It's easy to get started with something, but when it's crucial data, you also need to do it right, and that means offsite backups of some kind, and if you don't want to put your data in the hands of a large company, that means having hardware some place offsite, and it begins to be somewhat of a task.

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