Yes, this is some fucked up shit and it has just started. It’s much worse than you think unless you are up on the technical autopsy of the last election. What’s happening now, with a Congress made up people who are afflicted with what I call dependent stupidity (that’s someone who is stupid but not stupid enough on their own so they need someone more stupid than they are to lead), is whatever they are told to do. Telecom companies have always been regulated so they know about making outrageous demands cause they won’t get it. Shit, they got it. Now their worried cause they know this is stupid but they are dedicated to greed so they’ll start selling your info as fast as they can until someone (sane) gets control again. The only answer for now is to get a lot smarter technically. Buy a good VPN that uses high level encryption, logs nothing, and is hosted outside the US and EU. Most give you six devices on your account. Here’s a list:

And here is a response I did that takes you into the really scary shit:

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