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Tech giants oppose NSA reform bill for timid safeguards against spying

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Ahead of Thursday’s US House vote on a bill sold as reform of a major US government spying program, top technology firms like Google have joined civil liberties and privacy groups in calling the legislation inadequate in fighting mass surveillance.

Phone companies remain silent over legality of NSA data collection

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America's top telecommunications companies are refusing to say whether they accept that the bulk collection of their customers' phone records by the National Security Agency is lawful. The phone companies are continuing to guard their silence over the controversial gathering