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Congress Votes To Limit NSA Spying

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June 20, 2014 AT 1:37 PM
The road to NSA reform took another unexpected turn. In a surprise vote late Thursday night, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly sided in favor of an amendment that would stop two key NSA surveillance activities: searching government databases for information on U.S. citizens without a warrant — the so-called backdoor searches — and ask hardware and software makers to build backdoors for surveillance purposes.