That's really motivating and encouraging, as well as our growing #community!
On the first other motivations are e.g. more performance / speedier web and energy saved. Also your time.
The revenue is an eternal discussion. It's likely that without ads more services are paid, either as one-off or subscription.
That's nice if you have the money, less of if you are not that privileged. There are revenue models that take this into account e.g. "Pay what you want" and maybe with a minimum of $1 or something.
There's a range of other options to pick.
@tblock @humanetech @duncan_lithgow @Mojeek @tio I also find marketing in general to be of concern. I notice that I still recall marketing jingles I heard when I was 6 years old and worry about what other stuff might be living rent-free in my subconscious, influencing me in ways I cannot detect. I would prefer a world with less everyday exposure to marketing, regardless of surveillance.
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