The legislation would put limits on the so-called bulk collection of Americans’ records by the NSA.”

The firestorm that began when Edward Snowden blew the whistle was front and center as the Senate was unable to advance legislation on NSA reform.  But the expiration of the homeland security surveillance provisions will change some of the methods for data acquisition and collection.  I’m not sure at this point which is worse, the risk of missing access to terrorist activity or continuing to violate the privacy of telecommunications formerly protected prior to the explosion of phone and data transmission over the Internet.

Source: Senate fails to advance legislation on NSA reform – The Washington Post

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Thanks to The Washington Post