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I do not, I just don't wish to receive emails telling me I won the 'e-mail lottery' and to send my personal information to some person in Nigeria to get my money.
With that said...
Russian intelligence is trying to weaponize social media, this is *very well documented.*
They have done it in the US, they have done it in Europe, and they did significant astroturfing in regards to brexit, boosting with fake news and fake social media interactions, for the leave campaign. It is even possible that brexit happened because of this russian intelligence influence.
This is actually a real problem, because they *are* undermining democracies in the west with this fake crap they are pushing.
With *that* said... it is likely that the US and other western countries are doing the same thing against them.
So I do believe his intention is what he says it is: he is concerned about the manipulation intelligence agencies are doing on social media. Like I have said many times, it's just the strategy that is entirely tone-deaf and misinformed.