Obama announces major NSA overhaul

Obama to announce major NSA overhaul, senior official says

President Obama today will announce the end of the National Security Agency’s telephone metadata program β€œas it currently exists,” a senior administration official says.

The official says Obama β€œwill order a transition that will end the Section 215 telephone metadata program as it currently exists, and move to a program that preserves the needed capabilities without the government holding this data.”