Trackers and Responsible Web Citizenship
Update 12 July 2020: I’ve started using Fathom Analytics, which is privacy-first, and GDPR-compliant. No invasive data is captured, and I commit to that point by sharing it openly. If you’re interested, check out the dashboard here.
I have decided to remove Google Analytics from my site. This is a small symbolic effort to reject the Surveillance Capitalism that has become commonplace on the web.
Inspired in part by Andre Staltz’s ideas on Open Web Traffic, I would love to move towards a more communally-useful model of information collection and aggregation should I have the spare time to do so.
If you happen to be looking for a few browser extensions to take back some control of your data, I recommend the following: