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30 May 2015 19:15

Rollback of US spy powers would mark post-9/11 watershed

At 3:59 p.m. EDT on Sunday, the National Security Agency and telecommunications companies will begin mothballing a once-secret system that collected Americans' bulk telephone records, shutting down computers and sealing off warehouses of digital data.

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