looking for patterns that might reveal a terrorist plot seemed like a reasonable thing for the government to do, but lots of people say it is a gross violation of privacy. >> well, safety is important to me, but i do not think that the government collecting my phone data will make people more safe. john: you are a lawyer and have actually sue the president. >> that's right, we have. the collection of this phone meta-data which is who you call comeau when you call, and how long you talk which can reveal a lot of information. should the government have that information the government can get it, go to aa judge and say that i believe that an is up to something. there is due process in place. john: a lot of people want to sue the government. the smiths have been so far.