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sweeping u. s. surveillance powers shut down after the senate failed to reach a late night deal sunday the national security agency forced to turn off servers after losing the right to collect to bulk phone records , it can no longer operate roving wiretaps of terrorism targets or monitor loan will suspects , the laps of the bush era patriot act comes two years after edward snowden revealed it was securely being used to collect phone records for millions of americans , but the bill is expected to be replaced by new washer dive in legislation later the , the senate voting seventy seven to seventeen in favor of advancing the u. s. a. freedom nice , tonight begins the process of ending bowl collection , the bill will ultimately krause , we always look for silver lining , i think the bill may be replacing one formal ball collection with another , but the government after this bill passes will no longer collect this and your phone records nineties , it's at least a partial victory for president obama heat priest for the reform measure as a compromise , the freedom act which permanently banned the n. s. c. from collection telephone records in bulk instead introducing a more targeted system , the records to be held by telecommunications companies rather than the government , but many civil liberties groups feel the freedom act doesn't go far enough to protect privacy , the final senate passage delete until at least tuesday the white house though calling on the chamber to produce site partisan motivations and act swiftly