The legislation would prevent the spy agency from bulk-harvesting calling records from phone companies. Instead, companies would keep the data and the NSA would have to request it using a new kind of court order, according to The New York Times.
President Barack Obama announced in January that he wanted to end intelligence-gathering practices that involved the government storing broad collections of phone and electronic communication data.
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