Senate passes the Freedom Act bill that could reform the NSA’s data collection

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After some stalls and delays, the Senate has today passed the USA Freedom act in a 67 – 32 vote. The Freedom act was passed by the House on May 14, but the it hadn’t achieved the required majority vote in the Senate until today. The news comes one day after Section 215 of the Patriot Act – the bit of law the NSA used to justify it’s mass metadata collection – expired. Image Credit: Rena Schild / Shutterstock.com Developing…    

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