Where I come from and where the rest of the world is, the issue’s not intelligence agencies having backdoor access to our data. Yes, they do have backdoor access to our data, but they also have front door access to our data.
You desperately shoot off messages on your phone to find out what is happening. But none of the messages are going through anymore. Your Twitter feed is not refreshing. Even when you open your laptop and decide to try from there, it is useless. Your computer does not want to connect. Even this podcast you’re listening to right now stops streaming suddenly.