Tech Giants Call For Restraints Following Reporting on NSA

Facebook, Google, Apple, Yahoo, Microsoft, and AOL officials have sent a letter to Senate leaders


WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) — Tech leaders, alarmed by revelations of U.S. spying, have called for restraints on the National Security Agency's collection and use of information.

Officials from tech giants Facebook, Google, Apple, Yahoo!, Microsoft and AOL sent a letter to Senate leaders Thursday praising sponsors of a bill that would end bulk collection of phone records of millions of Americans and create a privacy advocate to represent civil liberties within the secret court overseeing NSA activities, The Washington Post reported Thursday.