Quitting Facebook & Google: Why Exit Option Democracy is the Worst Kind of Democracy

Janet Vertesi on what it means to have a principled rejection of technology

J. Nathan Matias
Dec 8, 2018 · 9 min read
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U.S. Navy ejection seat test, China Lake, California, 1967

Exit Option Democracy and Voting with your Feet

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Janet Vertesi describes the values behind her opt-out project

Opt Out #1: Going Google-Free

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Janet Vertesi describes techniques for avoiding data sharing by stores and websites

Opt out #2: Data Infrastructure

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Opt Out #3: DIY Hardware: Building Your Own Smartphone

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Opt Out #4: Digital Homesteading

Exit Option Democracy is Not an Option, and Not Democracy

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