July 22, 2022•83 words
To anyone visiting my website, I say - rejoice! I've opted to switch from Google Analytics to Goatcounter. It's a privacy-oriented, open-source project meant to inform me of visits and views of different pages.
Taking a step in this direction gives me more confidence in removing the absolute need for Google products, even though I'm deeply invested in their ecosystem.
It's hard to steer away from old habits and things I've known since the early 2010s. Typing this from my Pixel 4a 5G....