How to end your love affair with Google
9 July 2012 Last updated at 23:57 BST
Concerned about Google's new privacy policies, computer expert Tom Henderson decided to give up Google products all together.
"Divorcing Google leaves you in something of a data desert," he says. But after a week, Henderson found a way to have a fulfilling online experience. It takes a little extra work and a fair amount of sacrifice -YouTube, he says with regret, is out.
For Henderson, The trade-offs are worth it for his peace of mind.
Henderson outlined several steps needed to live life without Google.