NYT: White House Speeds Release of Report on Changes to NSA

Charles Johnson12/18/2013 1:55:02 pm PST
According to officials familiar with the report, the advisory group called for continuing the bulk collection of data about telephone calls, but moving it to private hands, a process that officials say could take several years.

I think “moving it to private hands” means requiring telecom companies to retain their call records for longer periods of time. That’s what I’ve seen discussed previously.