Obama Puts Limited Restraints on NSA Spying After Snowden Leaks

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor, during a virtual conversation at a featured session at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, on March 10, 2014.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

U.S. intelligence agencies will limit the use of information they collect on foreigners, including purging material that isn’t relevant to national security after five years, according to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

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