NSA phone program doomed as Senate passes USA Freedom Act

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The National Security Agency’s phone-snooping program is on its last legs after senators approved the USA Freedom Act Tuesday, rewriting the sweeping Patriot Act to ban bulk collection of Americans’ data and adding more transparency checks to the secret court that oversees intelligence gathering in the hopes of heading off future surprises.

 

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Editor’s note: We have not seen the final bill yet and cannot confirm what it says.

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