Believing in privacy now makes you a potential criminal according to the organization that turned the Internet into a giant surveillance tool with the help of the companies that make it run.
The longterm effect of this will be to kill the Internet. Add in DRM and compromised browsers and efforts to kill net neutrality and what you have is yet another idiotic cable channel, with total surveillance of its users.
We will see the Intersurveil splinter info thousands of micronets managed by closely knit real-world communities. A new tribalism will emerge. Knowledge and creativity will return to their most isolated state. Result? Human race advances less in more time.
All this to catch one person in 10 million and to make companies some more money.