Microsoft, Apple, Google and Others Are Pushing for Anti-NSA Spying Law

A who's who of internet giants is currently pushing the US Senate to pass the "USA Freedom Act"
November 18, 2014 Updated: November 18, 2014

A who’s who of internet giants is currently pushing the US Senate to pass the “USA Freedom Act”, a law that would curtail mass online data collection by the likes of the NSA and others.

Microsoft, Google, Apple and Facebook are just some of the companies who have banded together as the Reform Government Surveillance coalition, with the aim of bringing more transparency to the way government agencies collect information about users online.

The Freedom Act might be voted on this week and if it were to pass all these companies would suddenly breathe easier. The public perception of their business has been heavily impacted by the recent revelations regarding the way the US government, and others around the world, spy on their citizens.

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