- US intelligence NSA stops from Sunday with the unfocused collection of phone data. The service switches to a new system, which is only directed tapped. Sunday as the time signal in the eastern United States at midnight, 06:00 Dutch time, the widespread eavesdropping belong to the NSA of the past. This was reported by the US government Friday.
Change is a long-awaited victory for privacy activists and technology companies and is approximately two and a half years after the revelations from whistleblower Edward Snowden. Which made public how far the powers of the National Security Agency to eavesdrop on people reached.
In early June, President Barack Obama signed a bill for domestic security, allowing the capabilities of the NSA are quite limited. From now on the intelligence we need permission from a judge.