Bill Stops NSA Phone Records Collection, but Big Brother Still Watching


The provision of the Patriot Act that allowed the NSA to hoover up all the phone records in the country and store them at their facility in Utah has been allowed to expire.

That’s a good thing.

But it doesn’t mean we have our privacy back.

Even though the government will now have to return — over a six-month phaseout period — to the quaint practice of obtaining a warrant to get your phone records, we are still one of the most spied-upon nations on Earth.

It’s unclear at this point, thanks to “you have to pass it to know what’s in it” practices of Congress, but the new, so-called Freedom Act doesn’t seem to address the NSA’s collecting of the nation’s emails, which is the other nefarious practice the spy agency is engaged in.
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