The second thing you can do is to make it as hard as possible for them to gather information. Use Tor, do not use Facebook or other In-q-tel/CIA products, use ixquick/duckducktogo/etc instead of Google and so on. Do not make it easy for them.
The third and probably most important thing is to talk to your friends and family about privacy and why it matters. Try to make them care. I know this is hard to do if the people in question watch television but do try. Western governments are out of control because a whole lot of people (almost all people above 50) love automatism and fascism and think people who think that they should not be forced to have a camera in their living-room by law are nuts.
Did you still miss that it is the GOVERNMENT of a major country we are talking about here? Now go take a good hard look at that default list of "trusted" root certificates shipped with all major browsers. And no, using Firefox or Chrome will not help you here.
https is and always was broken by design. It is, and never was, safe against a government adversary and it never will be. You can stick your head in the sand and think "my government lovs me" (that must be why false-flag terrorism is common, why the US has flouride in the water and so on) but that won't change the simple fact that any government agency can simply make a phonecall and get a valid certificate for any damn domain they want and you're none the wiser if you are a target.
2) Hope that some BTC dust settles in some of your addresses
3) Watch complete idiots take this seriously and report it as news
Even thinking such threats is anything but lame attempts at making a small profit is utterly ridiculous - it is just as stupid as thinking that an init system should handle everything from systemlog to dhcp.
"Old default Image Style"
"Classic Theme Restorer"
All they do is restore previous behavior and give back features that have been taken away (like the statusbar). It's really sad that you now need extentions to get previous sane behavior back. And it's also a bit sad that the MemoryRestart extention is still a must since the memory leak problems that's been in Firefox since forever are still present and seem to get worse, not better, each release.