Free is bad

How The Free Web Hurt ​

Privacy, Truth and Democracy

..and what you can do about it

Almost everything we consume online is free. Email, search, news, entertainment. But those apps on our phones aren’t really free—so if we’re not paying, who is?

The surveillance marketing industry is. We give them our personal data and let them chase us around the web with ads. In exchange we get cat memes, news and constant updates from our friends.

It doesn’t have to be this way.