The State 2014.05.23 02:53
WASHINGTON - In an overwhelming vote, the House moved the U.S. closer to
ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone
records Thursday, the most significant demonstration to date of leaker
Edward Snowden's impact on the debate over privacy versus security.
But the final version of the legislation, "watered down" in the words of
one supporter, also showed the limits of that impact.
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