It must be exhausting for you jumping through all these hoops trying to play these laughably petty semantic games. How embarrassing.
The fact is hard working Americans are funding this nonsense by added costs on their cellphone bills. They are getting robbed and you could care less. You want to pretend to be Bill Clinton and play word games. It's a joke.
Millions Improperly Claimed U.S. Phone Subsidies - WSJ.com
A review of five top recipients of Lifeline support conducted by the FCC for the Journal showed that 41% of their more than six million subscribers either couldn't demonstrate their eligibility or didn't respond to requests for certification.
From the article. We can go by what people who are pushing these phones have said.
And my personal favoriteOnce you guys give me this phone, it's my phone?' he asked an employee inside a Philadelphia brick-and-mortal Stand Up Wireless location. 'I can, like, sell it and stuff?'
'Whatever you want to do with it,' the worker replied.
'So I'm [going to] get some money for heroin,' he offered.
The employee coolly responded, 'Hey, I don't judge.'
It's kind of like, the first thing that I do is this here,' the TerraCom rep responded, referring to the required paperwork. 'And unfortunately there are people on drugs. They get this phone, and they go get $40. ... You basically do whatever you want to do with it. That's what I'm trying to tell you.