Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, author of the Patriot Act, has decided to publicly condemn the NSA for abusing trust, even going so far as to call for more oversight. Sensenbrenner authored an op-ed for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel …
A legal brief filed on behalf of the author of the original USA Patriot Act challenges the National Security Agency’s interpretation that the law allows vast spying authority, contending that it never was intended to allow the collection of …
The U.S. government contends that the bulk collection of U.S. phone records is authorized by section 215 of the PATRIOT Act. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), the author of the original USA PATRIOT Act, disagrees. In a amicus brief filed in …
Power
In the aftermath of the attacks of 9/11, Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) authored the Patriot Act in order to expand the government’s surveillance powers in an effort to protect against the threat of terrorism in the 21st century. Twelve years …
Patriot Act author Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., said on Wednesday that "in the next few days," he will submit a bipartisan bill to end the bulk collection of data and phone records by the National Security Agency. The move will …
Seeks Project
And there were also published reports that NSA employees were actually getting into ... support for making sure that never happens again. Since you were the author of the Patriot Act, you were at least at one point supportive of greater …
The Washington Post
The Patriot Act has given the U.S. government broad-reaching powers to collect data on Americans. But now the author of the Patriot act thinks that the National Security Administration is going too far in its interpretation of the act. …
After leaks by Edward Snowden, the NSA acknowledged that it collects records on virtually all U.S. phone calls. The data include phone numbers, call times and call durations, but not the contents of the conversations. The agency says it …
The National Security Agency's (NSA) claim that the Patriot Act allowed bulk data collection of Americans' private phone data is a false one, according to the main author of that law, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis. Data mining of …
United States National Security Agency
In a March Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified that the National Security Agency (NSA) does not – at least “not wittingly” – collect massive amounts of information on …