House overwhelmingly passes USA Freedom Act to curtail NSA data collection

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The House of Representatives passed a law reforming some of the NSA’s bulk data collection practices, but critics charge that the changes don’t go nearly far enough.

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Tech Execs Issue Dire Warnings on Impact of NSA Surveillance


The NSA’s wide-ranging surveillance of people’s communications worldwide is hitting America’s high-tech industry hard, said panelists on Wednesday at a roundtable held by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden in Palo Alto, California. Wyden set the tone from the start: “This is going to cost America jobs.” Several foreign governments are planning to build domestic Internets, and Brazil is concerned about storing data abroad, he added. U.S.-based cloud service providers could lose up to one-fifth of their foreign market share, Wyden said.

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