House OKs NSA power curbs

Tech firms say measure stops short of what’s needed

Posted: May 23, 2014 at 4:02 a.m.

An undated aerial handout photo shows the National Security Agency headquarters building at Fort Meade, Md.

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to curb some National Security Agency powers in legislation that Internet companies and privacy advocates say won't do enough to prevent spying on innocent Americans.

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