Showing posts from August, 2023

The Hidden Cost of "Free" Services: When Your Privacy Pays the Price

  The Hidden Cost of "Free" Services:  Introduction:   Pause for a moment as you read this article through Google. Are you a subscriber to Google? Do you pay monthly fees for their services? You may retort, "Google is free, I don't pay anything." But let's unravel the layers beneath the surface. Indeed, monetarily, it appears free, yet there's an intricate web of ads and articles meticulously tailored for you as a consumer. The Deceptive Web of Ads: A Misleading Facade: Initially, those ads seemed innocuous—just another way for tech companies to fund their operations and businesses to reach customers. However, I was wrong. The reality goes far beyond just advertisements; it's a labyrinth of data points they collect on us, ready to be utilized in ways we never imagined. Beyond the Facade: A Disturbing Reality: The scale of the data they possess transcends the ordinary. It's more than a tool for targeted ads; it's a mechanism of manipula