Now more than ever before, it’s easier to take your data and your tools into your own hands, rather than relying on the prying eyes and high costs of Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, or Google. Your chapter can make the switch from programs that harvest your data and restrict features from non-paying users to useful, free, open-source software – with lower effort and cost than ever before. As a bonus, you’ll also be avoiding some of the world’s worst tech companies and adding another barrier for snoops in law enforcement to hop over should they come after your data.
Taking control of your chapter’s digital tools: Part 2 – A closer look at email, calendar, contacts, files
Now that you have a server you can chat with your comrades on, let’s make sure you know how to fully utilize Nextcloud to server your email, calendar, contacts, and file-sharing needs.
This page is not a comprehensive guide on how to stay safe online, but it is designed to make you much safer than you were before in a very small amount of time.
If you’re tired of relying on Big Tech to provide you tools, you’re not alone. You’ve got several options for breaking your dependence on Google, Microsoft, and Apple. Going this route isn’t for the faint of heart, but if you’re willing to make the switch, you may be surprised at how rewarding it can be.