Session:Alternatives to Google Apps on Android

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Description I will go over my experience with finding and implementing alternatives. I go over how I used different tools, protocols, and software such as OwnCloud, CardDAV, CalDAV,, RSS, FreeOTP. and OpenVPN to decentralize my digital life and the pros and cons of doing such.
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Type Talk
Kids session No
Keyword(s) software
Tags Android, Mobile
Processing assembly Assembly:About:freedom
Person organizing Dreirik
Language en - English
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Starts at 2019/12/29 15:00
Ends at 2019/12/29 15:30
Duration 30 minutes
Location Room:Lecture room M1

Follow the journey of a long time Android user who saw one day, every aspect of their digital life was centralized by Google. Calendar, Contacts, email, instant messaging, etc. Is it worth it to seek alternatives when the phone's ecosystem is centrally communicating with Google?

I will go over my experience with finding and implementing alternatives. I go over how I used different tools, protocols, and software such as OwnCloud, CardDAV, CalDAV,, RSS, FreeOTP. and OpenVPN to decentralize my digital life and the pros and cons of doing such.

Alexis works to secure the web by working on HTTPS Everywhere. She has previously been a web developer and system administrator for 5 years and a statistician in the education realm. She has earned degrees from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Media Arts and Technology and The New School in Organizational Change Management. She is very passionate about encryption and tech equity for all. Alexis can be found either online ranting about bad security & surveillance policies, crocheting, or tinkering with a new tech toy.