It's nauseating to hear the president defend this crap.
Turns out, George W Bush is a shapeshifter, and Barack Obama is his final form.
It's not that I don't believe this information is being used to track down terrorists. It's that the gathering of that information is doing the terrorists' work for them.
I wouldn't compare it to Section 31 though. Section 31 operated independently. This is more like Admiral Lleyton.