Even in Canada, Telus is starting to resist abuse by government requesting text messages etc. They have revealed that most request are to track where someone is. Police use cell phones to find people they want these days.
The access to everything about us is becoming excessive. When they can collect all text messages and phone calls storing them forever, then they just type in your name and it is all there as Snowden has warned. This is not about terrorism, it is a hunt for money.