And Hitler never did anything illegal based on the German laws of the time either.
Are you a Larouchebag?
my government scans and saves all email and phone conversations into giant databases
So far there's no proof that this is what's being done (or if it's possible at all).
Because that's exactly what's happening. All your communications are being Hoovered up, right now, for any purpose that may be deemed fit ... at any point in the future.
TINY BLACK HELICOPTERS LIVING IN YOUR BRAINS
Had not heard that one in a while. But I for one would like to welcome our new Reptilian overlords!