Re: There's one circumstance under which I'd let the government snoop me
Ah but you do let the government snoop on you. They know what you look like, where you work, where you live, how much you get paid, where you spend most of your money, who you phone, who phones you, what web sites you visit etc. If they thought you were dodgy Snowden has shown there are a multitude of ways they could steal your encryption keys from you.
And if they really really want to snoop you ..... https://xkcd.com/538/