End urged for NSA’s data culling

3 of 5 on panel say project illicit

Posted: January 23, 2014 at 5:21 a.m.

An independent federal privacy watchdog has concluded that the National Security Agency’s program to collect bulk phone records has provided only “minimal” benefits in counter terrorism efforts, is illegal and should be shut down.

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