Ok, yes in some countries this is absolutely true, while in many others it is not - or if it is, it is overlooked completely. I certainly understand your predicament.
Once I get the bitcoin address, I will post it to this thread, so there really is no reason for you to go and purchase a subscription to Protonmail, unless you wanted it for other reasons. Just saying ...
I really hate to see anyone jumping through such hoops to help support this board, but on the flip side, really appreciate the determination to help support this board that you have. Thank you.