Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Jan 2014 23:38 UTC
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President Obama announced on Friday that he will place new limits on intelligence agencies' bulk collection of phone call records. But he rejected some other recommendations to rein in surveillance made by a panel of outside advisers.

The NYT lists the changes. It's insubstantial.

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Comment by ilovebeer
by ilovebeer on Sat 18th Jan 2014 08:59 UTC
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So to summarize, everybody can go fuck themselves and the government is going to continue to do whatever it wants regardless of what anyone thinks or has to say about it. Business as usual.

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