Hey Apple,

Saying you block trackers but not blocking Google Analytics is like saying you practice safe sex when you cut off the heads of your condoms.

A guy who makes an app that actually blocks trackers

Google Analytics is the most prevalent tracker in the world. During our last crawl, we found it on 64.2% of web sites:


Developers: every time you add Google Analytics to a site, you are helping build the global panopticon. Stop it!


@AstaMcCarthy @aral

Google analytics doesn't use third party cookies anymore, right?

So what difference with matomo?

@tuxicoman @aral With Google Analytics you share a lot of information with one of the biggest surveillance capitalists in the world. Matomo is free opensource software, your data is your data, not shared with anyone nor used for any other purpose then providing statistics to the website owner.
You can even host Matomo yourself to be absolutely sure your data isn't going anywhere.

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