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Data detox for the New Year

Are you going to start your new year with a digital detox – cancelling some of your social media accounts, using your phone less and seizing back your data from governments and the big companies? Can you really win against the algorithms that are primed to keep you there? The organisation Tactical Tech has developed an eight day ‘data detox kit’. Reporter Madeleine Finlay tries it out.

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