#Spotify has 8 different trackers https://reports.exodus-privacy.eu.org/en/reports/com.spotify.music/latest/
#Tidal has 9 different trackers https://reports.exodus-privacy.eu.org/en/reports/com.aspiro.tidal/latest/
Not to mention unnecessary permissions.
Playing your own .mp3 files has 0 trackers.
YouTube at least hosts your video. Apple podcasts and Spotify are just podcast RSS databases. All your effort given away for free to make them rich. Then you have to beg listeners for five star reviews in the hope of the algo pushing you up the list.
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