Dec 11, 2014

Republicans Block Senate Measure Curbing NSA Bulk Surveillance | Democracy Now!

Senate Republicans have blocked a sweeping measure aimed at reining in the National Security Agency’s dragnet surveillance. The USA FREEDOM Act would have ended the bulk collection of telephone records by requiring the NSA [] to make specific requests to phone companies for a user’s data, rather than vacuuming up all the records at once. It would also create...

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