According to the Director of National Intelligence, the National Security Agency ended the bulk collection of internet metadata in 2011. Sen. Richard Burr’s office told BuzzFeed News that the senator misspoke. Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr Alex Wong / Getty Images WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Burr briefly set intelligence watchers abuzz Thursday when, during a speech on the Obama administration telephone surveillance program, he said the program also collects IP addresses of internet users potentially …

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