I don't like embedding tweets for all the right reasons, so I try to use screenshots. Just have to remember always to save to The Internet Archive and link.
The large tech companies point to our willing use of their services as proof that people don’t really care about their privacy. But this is like arguing that inmates are happy to be in jail because they use the prison library.
Clever! Maybe not entirely true, but clever.
Telling people that they own their data, and should decide what to do with it, is just another way of disempowering them.
Why should I be using mobile data to stream music to a $1000 phone when I can get an MP3 player for $26 that can hold 7000 songs on a micro SD card and has 80 hour battery life? The ethical and ecological impact of cheaply made products isn't so great, but I think it's at least worth being somewhat aware of the tradeoffs we're making.
So true. And the headphone can have a jack too, if that's what you want.