FOSS Alternatives

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Hi, message from @Tenar, since I started going through the alts list from the aforementioned post to make it into tables, sections, etc.
Please feel free to help out! I was hoping to finish off that list, then see if we could go through a few other lists to fill in more stuff. Notably privacytools.io, prism-break.org, and switching.social. Maybe this list & intro need a rework to be written a bit better anyways, and mention those three (and other potential lists or sources that could be useful?). Thanks for helping on this section, and PM me on site if you'd like to discuss anything!
Quick list lest I forget: I also want to add https://mycroft.ai as an alexa/google home alt

Instant Messaging and Communication

Proprietary App FOSS Alternative License
Telegram/Whatsapp Signal GPL 3.0
Wire AGPLv3 backend, GPLv3 clients
Discord Riot Apache 2.0
Rocket.Chat MIT

Search Engine

Proprietary App FOSS Alternative License
Google Findx Mixed (Apache 2.0 and AGPL)
searx AGPL 3.0

Social Media

Proprietary App FOSS Alternative License
Reddit ~ GNU AGPLv3
Twitter Mastodon GNU AGPLv3

Browsers

Proprietary App FOSS Alternative License
Chrome Firefox Mozilla Public License v2
IceCat GPLv3 & MPLv2
Chromium Chromium License
Epiphany GNU GPLv2

General Utilities

Proprietary App FOSS Alternative License
LastPass & other password managers Bitwarden GPL 3.0
KeePass Depends on client

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