Frankly, I took steps YEARS ago to avoid this type of snooping because I knew where it was leading. I allow to be revealed what I largely choose. Why were CARDS for purchases pushed on the American people starting a couple of decades ago? Cards were an early means for the government to track purchases made with anonymous cash. As Mussolini said, "Fascism should more appropriately be called corporatism, because it is a merger of state and corporate power." WARNING: The American people better start using and demanding an anonymous financial system, e.g. gold and silver. Get rid of cards and digits of electronic systems of ALL types. Furthermore, you need to control the information on the InterNet from your peers who feel it's alright to publish historical data on you from yearbooks, etc., e.g. classmates.com . I, personally, feel quite comfortable that the NSA knows only what I allow them to know, i.e. little.