We are lucky because we know stuff, working in the field.
Like Neil D.Tyson said, being literate helps you keep the bullshit away.
I can't expect non tech ppl to know the difference between a VPN and WiFi or hashing, but when they have questions they can do research. They first appeal to someone more technical, hopefully that guy is not so biased and can guide them to other resource.
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We strive for transparency and don't collect excess data.