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Tbh, I think the opposite. You can run LLAMA 17b in your laptop, but most of people won’t do that. So, I found this feature very useful. It’s much better than ChatGPT with regard to privacy and accessible via side panel.
For the crypto, I don’t like it, too, but as @Valynor points out all is opt-in, so you just need to disable them once and you won’t be bothered.