Jacob Sullum on NSA Surveillance Restrictions


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Outrage over the National Security Agency's mass collection of phone records has not been limited to the general public. Legislators are also angry, as reflected in the privacy protection bill that two House committees unanimously approved last week. By exceeding the powers that Congress thought it had granted, Jacob Sullum writes, the Obama administration seems to have assured passage of the most significant surveillance reforms since the PATRIOT Act was approved in 2001.