Build a prowlarr server: https://prowlarr.com/
For decades, people have thought of virtual reality as a place of infinite possibility, where any experience, possible or impossible, can be had, like in dreams. Leave it to the Zuck to turn it into a fucking cubicle farm.
Also saying nothing about google apps, facebook apps, which are just as invasive if not more
I switched to jerboa. When I would post to Lemmy from Lemmur, i had to pick from a pull down list of all the communities which also took forever to load. I also had weird issues with the text input field, if I tried to autocomplete a word, it would type out the whole word but leave the part i’d already typed, so like “rapscallion” would be “rapscarapscallion.” The grass is definitely greener over here.
Or rent a seedbox
Tor is free, and arguably better for privacy than a VPN.