Either every election is massively fraudulent, which seems unlikely, or the majority is full of shit — and very much did sign up for government spying, bringing the rest of us with
Except for the elections where there are only two candidates and both are pro spying, so you're fucked no matter who you choose.
You are setting up a false dichotomy here that implies that the majority could in fact vote for someone who would stop the spying. Alas, that just doesn't seem to be true these days.
When both sides are invested in propping up the status quo, everybody loses.
Computer programmers do it byte by byte.