Saturday, November 28, 2015

Massive NSA Phone Data Collection to Cease

The federal government's collection of bulk data from the telephone calls of virtually every American will stop at midnight Saturday, ending a raging controversy that began with disclosures about the secret program by Edward Snowden.

Beginning Sunday, if the government wants to check on a specific phone number in a potential terrorism case, a request must be made to the relevant telephone company for a check of its own data. The government will no longer retain the information.

More:  http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/massive-nsa-phone-data-collection-cease-n470521

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