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President Barack Obama talks about National Security Agency (NSA)surveillance, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Justice Department in Washington. Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance, the president called for ending the government's control of phone data from -hundreds of millions of Americans and immediately ordered intelligence agencies to get a secretive court's permission before accessing the records.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama talks about National Security Agency (NSA)surveillance, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Justice Department in Washington. Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance, the president called for ending the government's control of phone data from -hundreds of millions of Americans and immediately ordered intelligence agencies to get a secretive court's permission before accessing the records.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Obama limits gov't access to phone data

President Obama says phone record data will be retained by a third party, and the government will access it as needed.

Obama limits gov't access to phone data

President Obama says phone record data will be retained by a third party, and the government will access it as needed.