But, while there isn't, allow me to link you to some interesting articles regarding the United States' National Security Agency (NSA) and the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in the UK.
Can't forget ASIO, the little buggers are most likely smack in the middle. How close is Australia to the US and UK again?
Don't support your governments mass spying. To say "it helps prevents terrorist attacks" is ignorant and, honestly, a dangerous state of mind to have. You're afraid and that's exactly how oppressive governments want you to feel.