Big Tech, big problems – it’s time to make a change

Enjoy the freedom of Alt Tech. Make a move today. We’ll help you every step of the way.

Technology Independence Group

A movement for change

We are a coalition of technology experts united around a common cause of technology independence.

We stand in support of individual rights and privacy. We believe that technology should support the greater good. Our mission is to empower users and businesses with the confidence to navigate the digital landscape with autonomy and security.

Technology Independence Group

We believe that you should not have to compromise your values and hand over control of your data and business processes when seeking to scale and modernize.

We aim to help every values-based business break free from Big Tech and maintain control of their data and processes.

We are passionate about delivering high-quality, trustworthy technology services that you can be proud to support.

Why we’re promoting healthier tech

Have you seen these comments and headlines? So have we.

Four attorneys general have sued Google for its deceptive practices in collecting location data from the public

“When it is against [Big Tech’s] economic interest to provide users greater protection or control over their personal data, privacy will suffer.”
(Georgetown Law Technology Review)

The US Department of Justice’s recent monopolization case against Apple highlights the growing concern over big tech’s tendencies to dominate markets and stifle healthy competition in the industry. Read The Press Release.


The Dominance of Big Tech monopolies has been shown to suppress innovation and damage third parties such as when Google removed the privacy app Disconnect from its Android App store. (See Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy)

“Today’s big tech companies have too much power — too much power over our economy, our society, and our democracy.

“They’ve bulldozed competition, used our private information for profit, and tilted the playing field against everyone else. And in the process, they have hurt small businesses and stifled innovation.”

– Democratic Senator Warren

Texas AG sues Facebook for collecting user facial recognition data

“In a paradox that deserves to be clarified, these digital giants escape the wrath of public opinion, which is otherwise so quick to ignite. Yet, there is no shortage of issues: abuse of dominant position, exploitation of unskilled workers, tax evasion, disastrous environmental impact, manipulation of public opinion, displacement of local populations from desirable urban areas...” Forbes – Why Big Tech Will Remain Beyond Government Control

Five largest tech firms have more than tripled over the last three years from a total market value of over $3 trillion to now over $10 trillion.

Companies bought out by the top Big Tech players since 2000 (Source Crunchbase)

A Wall Street Journal report revealed that Google permitted third-party companies to access users’ emails, including both metadata and the email text.

The Harvard Business Review sounds the alarm that the concentration of data and power in the hands of a few tech giants poses significant risks to privacy, competition, and democracy, urging for greater scrutiny and regulation.

The British Medical Journal slated Facebook and its ‘fact-checking’ partner Lead Stories, saying the Big Tech giant was ‘effectively censoring fully fact checked journalism that is raising legitimate concerns about the conduct of clinical trials.

Extremely aggressive’ internet censorship spreads in the world’s democracies | University of Michigan News ( Read this

Rethink the way you invest in tech.

Few organizations truly understand how dependent they are on big tech.

Start by analyzing your technology spend and understanding your current footprint.

Generate a plan for independence.

How we help:

Independence Assessment | Alternative Tech Strategy Development

Once you understand your call to action, it’s time to act.

We’ll work with you to implement your independence strategy.

We gather requirements, facilitate coordination, and
manage the migration and integration from start to finish.

Everything is handled in a high-quality, secure manner, with zero interruption to your business operations.

New processes will be supported with training.

How we help:

Data Migration | App Development | App Integration | User Training

Now that you’ve gained your freedom, let’s keep it that way.

Our shared support model will be rightsized to your needs and budget.

We’ll stay with you every step of the way to promote maximum return-on-investment and prevent any setbacks. We’ll even help you through tech upgrades and onboarding of new users.

How we help:

Managed Cloud Services| Application Operations & Maintenance | User Support

Technology Independence Group

Why now?

Modernizing the marketplace with cloud technology is booming. But most services onboard you into big tech services. Their monopoly grows – and so do their problems. Now is the perfect time. 

Our managers, architects, engineers, developers, and analysts are ready to help them break free and stay free.