Or another example, they might profile you based upon the online "partners" you have. So they have "data" on what type of person you are.
That might be ...interesting in a rather amusing way, were it not a floodgate to serious consideration how you might actually be criminally profiled in advance of any crime you may potentially commit. Come on, you know Homeland
Spy-FascismSecurity would allow the government to use any leverage they could against you here in the U.S.A. because that's how it works.