1. Capture massive amounts of data – One of the NSA’s goals is to record the metadata on every phone call and email.
Obviously, no human personally reads all that data. But it’s copied and stored anyway for searching later.
You can take the same approach. One easy way is to use integrated Google services together.
Google now offers 15 GB of free storage that can be divided any way you like between Gmail, Google Drive and Google+ photos. And they’ll give you more if you pay for it.
Google also offers an Alerts service that searches the Internet and mails you the results. Most people set up only the number of Alerts that they can read. But that’s not the NSA way