Reply to post: Re: "Or is it a very devious arrangement"

Data retention: It seems BORING ... until your TV SPIES ON YOU

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: "Or is it a very devious arrangement"

"So what?!? What's preventing anyone setting up another wireless router that connects to the "official" one and creates its own, second wireless network applying a firewall to it - then you just connect everything to the second network and ignore the first?!?"

Knowing the countries in question, probably availability of third-party routers. If your ONLY source of Internet equipment is the cableco cartel...

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