You can not have both ways. Two months ago you were b****ing that Federal Government didn't do enough to prevent the Boston Marathon Bombers by being more invasive then what this program does.
And yes private companies share and resell your information all the time. In fact there are three to four companies in the US who sole business model is collect and analyze this big data then sell that information back to retailers and businesses. 60 Minutes had a great piece on them 3 to 4 years ago.
For this program, is was briefed and approved program that both Senate Intelligence Committee and House Select Committee on Intelligence had oversight on it.