Does privacy has a meaning if its not regarded as important to the person in question. If it means greater national security there should be no issue espicially with high levels of threat in an era where everything takes place on our phone and so the effects can be very beneficial.
The government at it's best is a necessary evil. It doesn't matter how innocent you think you are or how innocent you actually are, the government will find some reason the thumb through your personal effects. This will undoubtedly be used by those in power to to suppress those who disagree with them. It'll be as if the CCP finally infiltrated the West.